Chiu

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Chiu is a romanization of various Chinese surnames, based on different varieties of Chinese. It may correspond to the surnames spelled in the following ways in Mandarin pinyin:

Notable people[edit]

  • Angie Chiu (趙雅芝; born 1954), Hong Kong actress
  • Only Won (born Baldwin Chiu, 1974), American musician, actor, and producer
  • Chiu Ban It (周万一; c. 1921 – 2016), Singaporean Anglican bishop
  • Barbara Chiu, Canadian table tennis player
  • Ben Chiu (邱澤堃; born 1970), Taiwan-born American technology entrepreneur
  • Bondy Chiu (趙學而; born 1973), Hong Kong actress and singer
  • Bryan Chiu (born 1974), Canadian footballer; centre in the Canadian Football League
  • Caroline Chiu (趙善穎; born 1984), Hong Kong swimmer
  • Chiu Chang (邱彰; born 1950), Taiwanese Democratic Progressive Party politician
  • Chiu Chi-ling (趙志淩; born 1943), Hong Kong actor
  • Chiu Chih-wei (邱志偉; born 1972), Taiwanese Democratic Progressive Party politician
  • Chiu Ching-chun (邱鏡淳; born 1949), Taiwanese Kuomintang politician, magistrate of Hsinchu County
  • Chiu Chuang-chin (邱創進; born 1956), Taiwanese Democratic Progressive Party politician
  • Chiu Chuang-huan (邱創煥; born 1925), Taiwanese politician, Vice-Premier from 1981 to 1984
  • Chiu Chuang-liang (邱創良; born 1955), Taiwanese Democratic Progressive Party politician
  • Chiu Chui-cheng (邱垂正), Taiwanese politician, Mainland Affairs Council member
  • Chiu Chun Kit (趙俊傑; born 1983), Hong Kong football defender
  • Cindy Chiu (邱辛蒂; born 1980), Taiwan-born American actress
  • Connie Chiu (born 1969), Hong Kong-born Swedish fashion model
  • David Chiu (politician) (邱信福; born 1970), American politician in California
  • David Chiu (poker player) (邱芳全; born 1960), American professional poker player
  • David Jung-Kuang Chiu (1936–2006), American academic
  • Deacon Chiu (邱德根; 1924–2015), Hong Kong businessman
  • Donna Chiu (裘海正; born 1965), Taiwanese singer
  • Frederic Chiu (born 1964), American concert pianist
  • Chiu Fu-sheng (邱復生; born 1947), Taiwanese real estate developer and film producer
  • Gian Chiu (born 1989), Filipino basketball player
  • Chiu Hin Chun (趙顯臻; born 1994), Hong Kong rower
  • Chiu Hin-kwong (招顯洸; born 1928), Hong Kong doctor and politician
  • Hong-Yee Chiu (丘宏義; born 1932), Shanghai-born American astrophysicist
  • Chiu I-huan (邱奕寰; born 1990), Taiwanese football striker
  • Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正; born 1953), Taiwanese general
  • Chiu Jeng-jiann (裘正健), Taiwanese politician, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology
  • Chiu Keng Guan (周青元), Malaysian film director
  • Kim Chiu (張金珠; born 1990), Filipina actress
  • Melissa Chiu (born 1972), Australian museum curator
  • Paul Chiu (邱正雄; born 1947), Taiwanese Kuomintang politician
  • Chiu Ping-kun (邱炳坤; born 1964), Taiwanese athlete and judge in the sport of archery
  • Prince Chiu (邱勝翊; born 1989), Taiwanese singer
  • Roy Chiu (邱澤; born 1981), Taiwanese actor
  • Rebecca Chiu (趙詠賢; born 1978), Hong Kong professional squash player
  • Samson Chiu (趙良駿), Hong Kong film director
  • Sharlene Chiu, Canadian television reporter
  • Chiu Tai-san (邱太三; born 1956), Taiwanese Democratic Progressive Party politician
  • Tom Chiu (邱崇德; born 1971), Taiwan-born American music composer and violinist
  • Chiu Tsui-ling (邱翠玲; born 1994), Taiwanese singer in Japan
  • Chiu Tzu-tsung (邱賜聰), Taiwanese politician, Atomic Energy Council member
  • Wah Chiu (趙華), Hong Kong-born American biophysicist
  • Chiu Wen-ta (邱文達; born 1950), Taiwanese medical educator and politician
  • Chiu Yi (邱毅; born 1956), Taiwanese Kuomintang politician, member of the Legislative Yuan for Kaohsiung
  • Chiu Yi-ying (邱議瑩; born 1971), Taiwanese Democratic Progressive Party politician
  • Chiu Yu-hung (邱育宏; born 1994), Taiwanese football goalkeeper
  • Chiu Yu Ming (邱于銘; born 1991), Hong Kong football goalkeeper

Fictional characters:

  • Chiu, net idol alter ego of Chisame Hasegawa, from the manga/anime franchise Negima!

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Louie, Emma Woo (1988). Chinese American Names: Tradition and Transition. McFarland. pp. 182, 183. ISBN 9780786438778.