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和 (Flickr) 'He'. The Chinese surname I chose is 'He' (pronounced like 'h-uuuh') Although my surname & this character are pronounced the same, they do not have the same meaning. 'He' here means spirited harmony or peace.


Chinese Hundred Surname by Ice Tong. A book which talks about the Chinese surnames and the origins of the family names. #word #Chinese_character #binding


Portrait of the Artist's Great Grand Uncle Yizhai at the Age of Eighty–Five, Ming dynasty, dated xiyou (1561 or 1621) Zude (Chinese, surname unknown; active 16th or early 17th century) China Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk; 61 3/4 x 37 7/8 in. (156.8 x 96.2 cm)


Customizable Chinese Surname Nameplate - a proud statement of your Chinese heritage

Chen Qiulin Tofu-100 Chinese Surnames - tofu of the most common surnames along a Sichuan road

In 1814 slave trade was abolished in Dutch colonies. The slaves were brutally treated by their masters and their numbers shrank significantly. The government needed workers and recruited Chinese workers. Chinese are the first indentured workers in Suriname. After the abolishing of slavery in 1863, the government again "hired" Chinese male workers. Few returned to China. The remaining Chinese took "black" wives and till today many blacks In Suriname have Chinese surnames.


Chinese culture - Chinese surnames Have you heard any of these Chinese surnames before? If you had a Chinese name which one would you choose? #chinese #mandarin #culture