List of common Chinese surnames - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

List of common Chinese surnames - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Top 10 Chinese Surnames + Origins/Facts - Did you know that the people with the top 3 surnames in China are more than the population in Indonesia? Or the surnames Zhang, Cheung and Chang are for the same Chinese characters? Find out more here!

Top 10 Chinese Surnames + Origins/Facts - Did you know that the people with the top 3 surnames in China are more than the population in Indonesia? Or the surnames Zhang, Cheung and Chang are for the same Chinese characters? Find out more here!

LeBron James' most well known Chinese surname is 詹, which meant a talker. The character looks like a person talking 言 in the cave 穴. Do you think James is a talker? Leave your comment. James was born in rat year.

LeBron James' most well known Chinese surname is 詹, which meant a talker. The character looks like a person talking 言 in the cave 穴. Do you think James is a talker? Leave your comment. James was born in rat year.

Lionel Messi's Chinese surname is 梅, which means plum. This character changed dramatically, the top two forms mean fruits on a tree 木, however, this simple form was somehow borrowed as other means, then, as people found more and more trees and fruits, they use the radical 木 referring to trees in general and differentiate them by adding different phonetic parts, in this case 每. I love to have preserved plum, the taste is so sour and makes people say LIT 酸爽~

Lionel Messi's Chinese surname is 梅, which means plum. This character changed dramatically, the top two forms mean fruits on a tree 木, however, this simple form was somehow borrowed as other means, then, as people found more and more trees and fruits, they use the radical 木 referring to trees in general and differentiate them by adding different phonetic parts, in this case 每. I love to have preserved plum, the taste is so sour and makes people say LIT 酸爽~

Book review:In Search of your Asian Roots: Genealogical Research on Chinese Surnames  http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~chinesesurname/asianroots.html

Book review:In Search of your Asian Roots: Genealogical Research on Chinese Surnames http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~chinesesurname/asianroots.html

It was constructed between 1876 and 1878 as the ancestral temple for those with the same Tan surname, based on the premise that Chinese people with the same surname would share a common ancestry and therefore belong to the same clan. #Singapore, #culture, #landmark, #history, #travel, #destination

Tan Si Chong Su in Singapore

It was constructed between 1876 and 1878 as the ancestral temple for those with the same Tan surname, based on the premise that Chinese people with the same surname would share a common ancestry and therefore belong to the same clan. #Singapore, #culture, #landmark, #history, #travel, #destination

Hand Painted brooch, Chinese Surname Lin brooch, hand painted in gold scarf pin, Vintage Asian jewelry, Gingerslittlegems by GingersLittleGems on Etsy

Hand Painted brooch, Chinese Surname Lin brooch, hand painted in gold scarf pin, Vintage Asian jewelry, Gingerslittlegems by GingersLittleGems on Etsy

林 Lin Hundred Chinese Surnames Angpow Money Packet by BafuHouse

林 Lin Hundred Chinese Surnames Angpow Money Packet by BafuHouse

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

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

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