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Miao Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of an area called Miao. During the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc) this area was granted to the son of a senior adviser of the state of Chu. The character for Miao also denotes the Miao ethnic group in China, but the surname does not have a Miao origin. Chinese : from a title posthumously bestowed upon the duke of Miao from the state of Qin during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mao, Bao, Xiao, Jiao, Qiao, Rao, Mian, Lian, Liao, Mino

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Miao Family Origin

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Miao Family Occupations

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Miao Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Miao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miao census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Miao. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Miao. For the veterans among your Miao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Miao Life Expectancy

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Between 1981 and 2004, in the United States, Miao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Miao in 1981 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

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