Qiū (surname)

Family name
Region of origin China
Language(s) of origin Chinese

Qiū is the Hanyu Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese family names 丘, 邱, 仇, 秋 and 裘. They may be transliterated in various forms, as:

Chiu or Khew (Hakka, in Wade-Giles)

丘 and 邱 also appear in Korea, where they may be transliterated as:

丘/邱 ranks 151st in the Hundred Family Surnames, and is very common in Luoyang, Henan or Wuxing, Zhejiang. 秋 is common with Taiwanese aboriginals, but is otherwise rare, ranking 237th. 邱 is a very rare surname in South Korea, with census records noting a distribution of less than 2000 with the name.


Qiu (邱) family ancestral temple in Xiazai Village, Cangnan County, Zhejiang

Qiu (丘) is a common surname in China. It is also one of the most influential surnames in Taiwan, as well as the Sichuan and Fujian provinces in the South China region.[1]

The surname has several historical origins:

Modern history




See also

Qiú (surname) (仇 and 裘)


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