Qu Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of a place called Quwo, which existed in the state of Jin during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). A duke’s son was granted this place as a fiefdom, and in due course his descendants adopted Qu as their surname. Chinese : from the name of one of the ‘Three Gorges’ of the Yangtze river, Qutang Gorge. The first character of the name of the gorge gave its name to residents of the area. Chinese : from a city named Qu in the state of Chu during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc). After it was granted to a member of the royal family, descendants adopted the name of the city as their surname.

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List of People with Surname Qu

As far as we found, there are a total of 336 people with the surname Qu. Among these people surnamed Qu, there are around 95 distinct names, with an average of 3 people sharing the same name. Jian Qu, Wei Qu and Jing Qu are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Qu, with 16, 13 and 11 people respectively.

Additionally, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Qu, with a total of 83 people, and there are a total of 47 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Qu, with a total of 104 people and an average of 43 distinct names.