Hebei, Bohai Bay, Liaoning, Miyun, Beijing, east of Daling River, Liaoning, Yangzhou, Jiangsu, Luoyang, Henan
`` High '' origin
1. From the surname Jiang . According to legend, Yan Emperor Shennong was born in Jiangshui, with Jiang as his surname. Emperor Yan of the 17th Sun assisted with Dayu to help him manage the water. Lv Hou Boyi's 37th-generation Sun Jiangshang, also known as Jiang Taigong, also known as Lu Shang and Lv Wang, assisted the King Zhou Wen and Wu King to destroy the Shang Zhou, and was sealed in Qi Kingdom . Qi Guo passed on to the eighth generation of Taigong Sun Wengong Jiang Chi, and Wen Gong's second son was sealed in Gaoyi, saying his son was tall . According to the noble etiquette of the Zhou Dynasty, his grandson took the ancestral name as Gao. When Gao Zheng was the senior secretary of the State of Qi, he welcomed his son Xiao Bai as the prince, which was Qi Jiong . Gao Yong became the ancestor of the famous Bohai Gao . 2. Take the word of the prince as the clan. According to "Tongzhi? Clan Profile", Qi Huigong's son is called Gongzi Qi, with a high character, and his descendants are also Gao and Shandong Gao. Qi Hui AD was the son of Qi Xiong Gong Xiaobai and Ji Ji Shao Wei Ji, and he was the monarch of Qi State for 10 years. Qi Huigong's son is named Gongzi Qi, and his son is Gao. His descendants also use Gao as his surname. 3. From other clan or his surname changed to surname.
Gao surname distribution
The area with the highest density per unit area of Gao surname is Shandong, Hebei, Jiangsu, Anhui, northern Zhejiang, eastern Hubei, western Gansu, three northeastern provinces, and eastern Inner Mongolia. The area in central Shandong is as high as 6.4 people. The distribution density of high surnames indicates that the areas with the highest density (more than 27,000 people per square kilometer) account for 18.1% of the country's land area, and the population of high surnames is approximately 6.41 million; The area accounts for 42.2% of the country's land area, with a population of about 7.19 million Gao; areas with less than 0.9 million people per square kilometer account for 39.7% of the country's land area, with a population of about 920,000 Gao. Gao is widely distributed but uneven. The distribution frequency of Gao surname in the population indicates that Gao surname is one of the more common surnames in North China, Northeast China, and Northwest China, and generally accounts for the highest proportion of the local population, above 1.2%, especially in the Gansu Hexi Corridor and central Shandong. , Northern Shaanxi, Jinan and northeast Heilongjiang, above 1.8%, and some reach above 3.6%. The area covered by this high proportion accounts for approximately 29.2% of the country's total area. Ministry, northern Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Fujian, Taiwan, eastern Guangdong, eastern Qinghai, northwest Xinjiang, with a high surname frequency of 0.6% -1.2%, and its coverage area accounts for about 30.5% of the total area of the country ; In other large areas, the frequency of high surnames is less than 0.6%, and its coverage area accounts for about 40.3 of the total area of the country.
Gao Changgong : Also known as Gao Xiaoyu, he was brave and warlike, and often defeated the enemy. The high-ranking general of Wuyi is the grandson of the Northern Qi Dynasty general, the founder of the Northern Wei Dynasty, the founder of the Northern Qi Dynasty. He was the fourth son of Emperor Wenxiang of the Northern Qi Dynasty, and was named King of Lanling .
Gao Kegong : Yuan Dynasty painter, Yanyan Jing, No. Fangshan, who first returned to Uighur ( Uyghur ) and was born in Datong (now Shanxi Province). He lived in Yanjing (now Beijing) and lived in Qiantang (now Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province) in his later years. Good calligraphy and painting, "Yunhengxiuling", "Mozhu Stone Slope" as his representative works.
Gao Fenghan: a native of Jiaozhou (now Shandong) in the Qing Dynasty and a famous painter. He has authored works such as "Lake of the Sea", "Nanfu Collection" and "Return to the Cloud Collection".