Xiahou (Chinese: 夏侯; pinyin: Xiàhóu) is a Chinese compound surname from the Spring and Autumn Period. After the State of Qi was destroyed by Chu, Duke Jian of Qi's younger brother fled to the State of Lu. Duke Dao of Lu granted him land and created him Marquis Xiahou, after Yu the Great's dynastic name, Xia (夏).
Xiahou is a rare compound surname. Beijing, Shanghai, Ji'an (Jiangxi), Pingxiang, Xingguo, Taiyuan (Shanxi), Jinzhong, and Taichung (Taiwan) are some of the places where this surname can be found today.
Notable people surnamed Xiahou
- Xiahou Ying: Renowned early Han official, rose to the rank of Minister Coachman
- Xiahou Shichang: Han Dynasty official, esteemed by Emperor Wudi, rose to the rank of Grand Tutor.
- Xiahou Xuan: Late Eastern Han Dynasty metaphysician, minister of Cao Wei
- Cao Cao: Originally surnamed Xiahou, founder of Cao Wei
- Xiahou Dun: General of Cao Wei
- Xiahou Yuan: General of Cao Wei
- Xiahou Ba: General of Cao Wei (later defected to Shu Han), second son of Xiahou Yuan
- Lady Xiahou: Shu Han General Zhang Fei's wife, mother of Empress Zhang， Xiahou Yuan's younger sister
- Xiahou Lang: Sui Dynasty scholar. founding of the dynasty, he painted the "Three Rituals".
- Xiahou Shen: Tang Dynasty Imperial Censors, for one of the Ten Great Talents of the Tang Dynasty.
- Chengguan: Native of Shanyin in Yue County during the Tang Dynasty (present day Shaoxing, Zhejiang), allegedly surnamed Xiahou, zi Da Xiu, granted the hao Qingliang, one of the four ancestors of the Huayan School.
- Xiahou Jiazheng: Song Dynasty poet. Native of Jiangling County, composed "Dongting Lake."
- Xiahou De
- Xiahou En
- Xiahou He
- Xiahou Hui
- Lady Xiahou Hui
- Xiahou Mao
- Xiahou Shang
- Xiahou Wei
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