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Name: :   Helen
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Email: :   focuson21@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Chan
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Your Comments: :   From Junseng to New Zealand.Any one researching for NZ? If do, drop me a line - Researching Har Gee Village at the moment
Name: :   Daisy Aying Talob
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Email: :   daisyl@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Lim
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Your Comments: :   My grandfathers surname was Lim, but it had changed a couple of times while in the US Military and in the Philippines. He was from Amoy China.
Name: :   aguida ying
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Email: :   aeying0@lycos.com
Chinese Surname: :   ying
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Your Comments: :   My grandfather (my mothers side) came from Macau to work on the building of the Maputo Port (Mozambique). He returned to Macau at about 193.. with his eldest son Cam Shang and left other 3 children with the mother who was african. His name was Achia(that
Name: :   Joey
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Email: :   mclawsin@yahoo.com
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Your Comments: :   i am looking for the origin of my lastname LAWSIN...my father told meit came from a chinese descendant... i was born from the philippines...any suggestion
Name: :   Jayson Lee-Leong
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Email: :   jaylee69@optushome.com.au
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Your Comments: :   we are tracing the Lee-Leong family tree back as far as possible including How Kee Family tree
Name: :   Fran
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Email: :   franny47@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Attong
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Your Comments: :   Any idea of the origin of Attong
Name: :   Norman Lee
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Email: :   walkabout2001@earthlink.net
Chinese Surname: :   Lee
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Your Comments: :   My father was born in the California ranching community South of Sacramento known as Courtland in 1917. My mother was born in a small village, Sekki just outside of Zhongsan City. Most of my family now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and were from S
Name: :   MasterChen
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Chinese Surname: :   Chen
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Your Comments: :   I need to find my familys crest/coat of arms/flag for a project.. strangly enough you can find coats of arms and crests everywhere.. but for european names only.. This site doesnt help.
Name: :   Kwee Kiem Je
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Email: :   Kahnbfit@aol.com
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Your Comments: :   I lost contact with my brothers and relatives in Sumatra long time ago. I have moved to Vietnam with my father and brothers in 1935 to work in sugar refinery plant in Tayninh, Vietnam. Please send me e-mail if you recognize my name. Thanks.
Name: :   Oswaldo
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Email: :   meiliho15@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Ho Chen
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Your Comments: :   this page is special for me,I like this page,I learn more,congratulation,bye
Name: :   Chan Siew Wei
Your URL: :   http://zengsingapore.tripod.com
Email: :   zengsingapore@lycos.com
Chinese Surname: :   Zeng
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Your Comments: :   Great contribution to those who do not know Chinese and want to know more! I wish more that know Chinese and English at the same time can do that too!
Name: :   Gordon Chen
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Email: :   gordon.chen@sympatico.ca
Chinese Surname: :   Chen
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Meaning of Surname: :   A dukedom in the Warring Nations period
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Your Comments: :   When I was teaching in China during the 80s I chanced upon a Chinese book on Chinese surnames. Ill try to locate such a book next time I visit China again. It may provide answers to lot of our questions.
Name: :   Reese
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Email: :   starlessartemis@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Yim
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Meaning of Surname: :   secretive
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Your Comments: :   im told we are descendents of yen (mandarin form of yim, i believe) sung, a chinese grand secretary. emperor prosecuted him and family members and they escaped to south of china, guang dong. any more info on yims please email me. other info ive found on
Name: :   Andrew Leong
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Email: :   leonga@mskcc.org
Chinese Surname: :   Leong
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Meaning of Surname: :   beam, bridge, elevation
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Your Comments: :   I am first generation American, my parents and grandparents emigrated from the Guang Dong area. Any suggestions on how to start research on my ancestry?
Name: :   alfred
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Email: :   alfee@pvnetcop.com
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Your Comments: :   nice site grate work regards Alfee www.masmarriage.com the no 1 matrimonial for malay, chinese and indians in malaysia
Name: :   betsy
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Email: :   betsy@btmetal.com
Chinese Surname: :   Teoh
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Name: :   Ang
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Email: :   bass1@singnet.com.sg
Chinese Surname: :   Ang (Malaysian Hokkien)
Number of Surname: :   -
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Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   this one
Your Comments: :   Dear all Angs,Hongs,Hungs. Can keep in touch with my e-mail above. Arsie, I do travel to Laguna a few times a year.
Name: :   tan cheng hoo
Your URL: :   http://geocities.com/tanfamily48/tan.htm
Email: :   tanch48@yahoo.co.uk
Chinese Surname: :   chen2
Number of Surname: :   10
Meaning of Surname: :   display, stale
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   http://www.geocities.com/tanfamily48/chen.htm
Your Comments: :   You may join Tan Family Association http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tanfamily48 if you are of same lineage
Name: :   Jhony
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Email: :   jhalim71@yahoo.com
Chinese Surname: :   Na / Lan
Number of Surname: :   Dont know yet
Meaning of Surname: :   Maybe Blue
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   Yours
Your Comments: :   I cant find my surnames (Na in hokianese dialect or Lan in mandarin dialect) in your homepage. My family came from fujian provence in china and now I live in Indonesia. Can anyone find out the history and real meaning of my surname ? My email is jhalim71@
Name: :   Deng Guang Ming
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Email: :   edy_susanto888@yahoo.com
Chinese Surname: :   Deng
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Your Comments: :   I would like to find my genealogy Deng. Can anyone help me? Hope I can trace my genealogy back to China. Thanks.
Name: :   Aileen Shane
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Email: :   aileen_shane@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Fong (Kwang)
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Meaning of Surname: :   Broad,expansive
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Your Comments: :   Exists in Kwang Hai, Kwangchow province. Origin is probably based on this location. Father came to U.S. about 1911, member of Chinese Revolutionary Party, also later KMT.Records may be in Boston or Newark, N.J.
Name: :   Eveni Tafiti
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Email: :   adam_ontai93@yahoo.com
Chinese Surname: :   Ah-Chew or Cheng Chew or Lueng Chew
Number of Surname: :   3
Meaning of Surname: :   I dont know
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Your Comments: :   Looking for place in China where the Chinese that were sent to Samoa in the early 1900 to 1945 came from.
Name: :   ANG
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Email: :   HANYKWIELEH22@EUDORAMAIL.COM
Chinese Surname: :   ANG/HONG
Number of Surname: :   189
Meaning of Surname: :   TRANQUIL
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   GOOGLE
Your Comments: :   IVE ALWAYS WANTED TO SEE MY BLOOD RELATIVES IN AMOY PROVINCE, CHINA. IF ANYONE COULD HELP ME OUT ON THIS LONGTIME SEARCH, ID APPRECIATE IT VERY MUCH. YOU CAN E-MAIL ME AT HANYKWIELEH22@EUDORAMAIL.COM XIEXIE!
Name: :   ARSIE
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Email: :   HANYKWIELEH@EUDORAMAIL.COM
Chinese Surname: :   ANG/HONG
Number of Surname: :   79
Meaning of Surname: :   TRANQUIL
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   GOOGLE
Your Comments: :   YOU SHOULD BE MORE SPECIFIC WITH THE EXACT LOCATION OF THE PARTICULAR SURNAME FROM WHICH IT CAME OR IN WHICH IT ORIGINATED. I AM FROM IMUS, CAVITE, PHILIPPINES.
Name: :   Maia
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Email: :   maia_k2003@yahoo.com.au
Chinese Surname: :   Gao
Number of Surname: :   ?
Meaning of Surname: :   High ?
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Your Comments: :   Fantastic site, like many I have been trying to find my roots as well. I was born in Sinkiang Yili province and dads parents died when he was young so there probably is not many sites that can help...good luck with your search!
Name: :   jessica sim
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Email: :   rachel03221980@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   SIM
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Your Comments: :   I need some one to please help me figure out what the meaning of SIM, and i would also like to know what it looks like and i am having a hard time on the internet finding it! if you know anything contact me thank you
Name: :   Joe
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Email: :   a_thousand_oceans2@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Yang
Number of Surname: :   One
Meaning of Surname: :   Poplar tree
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   All of them
Your Comments: :   This is interesting. Im interested to learn surnames from thousand of years ago. Very good site.
Name: :   nathalie
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Email: :   amplifiedforreal@yahoo.com
Chinese Surname: :   shek
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Meaning of Surname: :   ?
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Your Comments: :   i am trying to find my ancestory about my name shek, can anyone help me?
Name: :   lyn
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Email: :   angel_tonight@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   cheah
Number of Surname: :   1
Meaning of Surname: :   thanks
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Your Comments: :   it is quite fascinating how a chinese like me can lose track of my roots and trace. i know like any other nuts that chinese come from china but seriously, i dont know where did my ancestors originated from. as it is today, the language that i speak is wat
Name: :   Baapen Yan
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Email: :   byan73@aol.com
Chinese Surname: :   Yan
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Your Comments: :   My father came from Canton and supposedly left family in a place called Snake Hill or Mountain in the Canton Province and another with the name Yun Ping Yuen or Yun Sing Jun city... Id like to go and try to fing my lost relatives soon, within a year. Some
Name: :   Ming
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Email: :   shorterstuff86@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Ho
Number of Surname: :   ?
Meaning of Surname: :   ?
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Your Comments: :   I was just wondering what my name meant and dont know how to find out as my father passed away when i was 14 and i never got to find out i would be gratefull if you could help me
Name: :   Victor L. T. Ang
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Email: :   victorltang@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Ang
Number of Surname: :   no.184
Meaning of Surname: :   flood
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Your Comments: :   Outside of China the surname Ang is prevalent in thePhillipinese, Insdonesia,Malaysia,Singapore and Hongkong and also sometimes pronounced hung,hoong,or hong. I am incontact with Ang Lok Tjoan in this columns and would like to know other Angs in oth
Name: :   Ang Lok Tjoan
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Email: :   victorltang
Chinese Surname: :   ang
Number of Surname: :   184
Meaning of Surname: :   flood
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Your Comments: :   your link saying that ang could be a cantonese transliteration of ANG ( pronunciation in Fukienese) in incorrect. Ang in Cantonese is either hung or hoong ( hong in google.com, who also made the same mistake) in Cantonese.
Name: :   zoltan steiger
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Email: :   zolika1940@yahoo.com
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Your Comments: :   hi. i am looking for WANG BARBARA WANG a dear old friend fron BEAUX-ARTS in NEW YORK CITY. please anyone who knows Barbara Wang.( married name maybe Barbara Chen ) Please let her know that (Boobia) from BEAUX-ARTS, 44TH STREET N.Y.C. serching for
Name: :   Caitlin
Your URL: :   http://www.takeoff.to/manitoba
Email: :   n/a
Chinese Surname: :   Shi Kong
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Meaning of Surname: :   empty, smooth
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   www.mandarintools.com
Your Comments: :   i love your site! keep up the great work!!
Name: :   Juan de la Rama
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Email: :   goldwing@mactan.ph
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Your Comments: :   I have searched and found out that Juan de la Rama is chinese. But I do not know what is his chinese surname. He is a chinese imigrant
Name: :   Esmay
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Email: :   eywpiazza@gosympatico.ca
Chinese Surname: :   Wong Lun Hing
Number of Surname: :   I dont kow But it looks like three
Meaning of Surname: :   Wong meaning yellow can some one tell the rest
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Name: :   Yuan Xian Liang
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Email: :   dashteam@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Yuan ( source )
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Meaning of Surname: :   a source
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Your Comments: :   CAN SOMEONE PlEASE GIMME INFO ABOUT MY SURNAME??? PLS???
Name: :   Lawrence Paing
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Email: :   lawrence.paing@btopenworld.com
Chinese Surname: :   Pang
Number of Surname: :   No. 9
Meaning of Surname: :   Horse running
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   This one up to now!!
Your Comments: :   Hi. I am looking for Pang family members worldwide to put together some semblence of a family tree. My grandfather came form Canton although I believe he was born in Hong Kong. I need some help on this one, it will probably take me to the end of my days.
Name: :   Saadia Mai
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Email: :   sm22281@attbi.com
Chinese Surname: :   Mai
Number of Surname: :   12 strokes
Meaning of Surname: :   To Buy
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Your Comments: :   My family surname is very uncommon and not one of the most frequent Family Surnames. My immediate Mai ancestors were Chinese Muslims. From the early 1900s and late 1800s, they were from the City of Nanjin. In the 1700s the family clan was based in the sou
Name: :   Yit-Moe Ham
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Email: :   yidarick@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Ham
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Your Comments: :   My grandfather, came to Mexico in the middle of 1920, I would like toknow about my family in Pekin, also the caharacters of my name and also my lastname, all I know is that Yit-Moe means Moon flower, I would like to learn about the Hams in China. I hope s
Name: :   Chan Siew Wei
Your URL: :   zengsingapore.tripod.com
Email: :   zengsingapore@lycos.com
Chinese Surname: :   Zeng
Number of Surname: :   76 Generatin
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Your Comments: :   Thanks for the information! Well Done!
Name: :   Jeremiah Owyang
Your URL: :   www.owyang.org
Email: :   www.owyang.org
Chinese Surname: :   Owyang
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Your Comments: :   Check out my website im building for my family. Jeremiah web designer in silicon valley jowyang.com
  


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