Bohai County: Set during the Western Han Dynasty, it is located along the Bohai Bay in Hebei Province and Liaoning Province today.
Qiu (Qiú) surname has four sources: 1. Changed from Qiu's surname. According to historical records, the original Qiu surname was Qiu surname , but later changed to Qiu surname in order to avoid hatred. 2. From the surname Ji . Derived from the name of the eup, the place name is Shi. During the Spring and Autumn Period, a doctor of the Wei State was sealed in Qiuyi, and his descendants used Qiu as his surname. 3. Derived from the official title. Take the official as the clan. According to legend, there is an official in Zhou Dynasty named Qiu Guan, who is responsible for making leather. His descendants then used this official name as the surname. The master Qiu Wei of "Qiu Boding" was judged by the inscription of his married daughter-in-law and belonged to the surname. 4. From seeking a surname. For the sake of writing convenience, the surname was changed to Qiu surname.
Qiu Hou. In the spring and autumn, a doctor of the Wei State was sealed in Qiuyi (in the northeast of Henan Province today), and he was called Qiuhou at that time. Subsequent generations took the place of residence as their surname and became the Qiu family . Therefore, the descendants of Qiu's later respected Qiu Hou as Qiu's ancestor.
Qiu's surname is not included in the top 100 of the 100 surnames on the mainland or in Taiwan. In the Spring and Autumn Period, Wei Guowei was known as a doctor by the doctor and was enclosed in Qiuyi (now northern Henan Province). His descendants, named after the fiefdom, became the source of Qiu's surname today. Regarding Qiu's surname, there is evidence that it is related to Qiu's official in the Zhou Dynasty. In ancient times, the Central Plains had cold winters, and a large number of leather clothes were kept in the court. In order to facilitate the management of these clothes, the Zhou Dynasty set up an official position called Qiu Guan, which specializes in manufacturing, classing, keeping, and rewarding court clothes. Some of the descendants of Qiu Guan became the official surname and became another source of Qiu's surname today. In ancient times, most of Qiu's Wangs came from the Bohai Sea. Bohai County is located along the coast of Bohai Bay in Hebei Province and Liaoning Province today. Qiu surnames live in many places across the country, such as Beijing, Songjiang, Shanghai, Hebei Jingjing County, Liaoning Qingyuan, Shanxi Taiyuan, Datong, Yuncheng, Jiangxi Chongren, Fujian Qingliu, Zhejiang Yongkang, Zhejiang Quzhou Chongren Town and other places. The Qiu surname is a relatively common surname today, which is widely distributed, accounting for about 0.01% of the Han population in the country, especially in Zhejiang and Jiangsu. The Qiu surname in the two provinces accounts for about 61% of the Han population in the country.