Xiangshan Port, Zhejiang, Luoyang, Henan
1. Originated from the surname of Ji , from the ancient Huang Emperor's descendants, and belongs to the ancestor's name. 2. It is derived from the surname of You , from Qu Xi in the Xia Dynasty , and belongs to the ancestor's name. 3. Derived from the surname of Dai, from the fiefdom of Mo Ao in Chu in the Spring and Autumn Period, which belongs to the name of Fengyi. 4. Derived from the place name, from the land of Ji Yiwu, the son of the Jin Dynasty in the Spring and Autumn Period. 5. From the Southern and Northern Dynasties , Xianbei Tuoba Department, which belongs to the Han Dynasty and changed its surname to the family name. 6. From the period of the Mongolian Khanate, the law of surrendering to the barbarian ministry belonged to the Han family and changed the surname to the clan. 7. Originating from the Manchu , belongs to Hanization and changed the surname to the clan.
Qu is considered to be a very typical multi-ethnic, multi-source surname. As of January 2009, Qu was ranked No. 182 in China's surname list, with a population of approximately 763,300. More than 0.048% of the country's total population. The distant ancestor of Qu in the traditional sense began in the Spring and Autumn Period, the son of King Chu Wu , the emperor of the Chu Kingdom, and was confiscated by Qu (Zigui, Hubei). Later generations will use the place name "Qu" as their surname. Therefore, Qu is the clan of the Chu Kingdom. The Qu family was very prosperous after it was given a surname . During the Spring and Autumn Period and the Warring States Period , the Qu family, the Jing family , and the Zhao family were the three most powerful royal families of the Chu country, and were prominent. During this period, there are more than ten people who have been included in the annals of history, and Sanyuan Doctor Qu Yuan is the most famous. Chu died in the Qin Dynasty in 223 BC, and Qu's began to travel to all directions. Part of it is for evacuation and scattered in today's Hubei, Hunan and other places. During the Han Dynasty, the Qin Dynasty had moved the noble descendants of the Six Kingdoms and the Guandong nobles to Guanzhong. Qu was also listed among them, which was the beginning of Qu's entry into Shaanxi.
In the land of the two lakes after the Western Han Dynasty, part of Qu's moved to Linhai, Zhejiang, and part of them to Sihong and Qiang, Jiangsu. The turbulence at the turn of the Han Dynasty made Guanzhong's Qu Shi enter Shanxi, Hebei, and Shandong, and one of them moved to Luoyang, Henan. During the Wei, Jin, and Northern and Southern Dynasties, the Qu family, which spawned today in Linhai, Zhejiang, Luoyang, Jiangsu, and Luoyang, Henan, was huge and flourishing. Qu later developed into Wangwang in Linhai County, known as Linhaiwang in the world. During the Three Kingdoms period, Qu Nan, a native of Runan, lived in Wu because of his official career and settled in Jiangsu province. During the Northern Wei Dynasty, the reproduction of the Qu Zun family in northern Hebei and southern Liaoning was also noticeable. With the change of Qutu's at the same time, Qu's family greatly expanded. In the Sui and Tang Dynasties, Qu's development manifested itself as a competition between the north and the south, and they competed for development. During the Song and Yuan dynasties, Qu's development in the south overwhelmed the north, and it was relocated to a large number of provinces in the south. Today, Qu people have settled in Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong and Guangxi. In the early Ming Dynasty, Shanxi Qu as the surname of the large locust tree in Hongdong was moved to Hebei, Beijing, Jiangsu, Henan, Shandong and other places. After the Ming and Qing Dynasties, Qu's distribution further expanded. Qu's is widely distributed in China. As of January 2009, most provinces include Hunan and Shaanxi.