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Name: :   Joe
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Email: :   zigizigl1@aol.com
Chinese Surname: :   Dux (Tu, Do, To, Du & etc.)
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Name: :   Sandy GUO Pi Hsia
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Email: :   kphsandy@yahoo.com.tw
Chinese Surname: :   Guo
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Meaning of Surname: :   outer city wall
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Name: :   MOGAMAT
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Email: :   mshokee@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   hokee
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Your Comments: :   i have been told that ho is the clan name and kee is the surname. thats all i could find out right now. i would like some history and province in china where this clan existed etc
Name: :   Helen
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Email: :   focuson21@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Chan
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Your Comments: :   Researching Zengcheng people in New Zealand 1890s-1950s. See blog. http://nzbornchinese.blogspot.com/
Name: :   Ofelia B. Te
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Email: :   obte8@hotmail.com
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Your Comments: :   My father, named Teh Tiam, came to the Philippines maybe in the 1930s and was married to my mother in Lucena, Quezon province. He had only 1 brother. My eldest sibling was born in 1940. I am the youngest. Both my parents are dead. My mother used to say th
Name: :   Roger Ong khuan Siang
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Email: :   ongbro@exemail.com.au
Chinese Surname: :   Ong
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Name: :   Ivan Darius Lumenta (Yang Yen Fan)
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Email: :   crea_uph@yahoo.com
Chinese Surname: :   楊 (Yang)
Number of Surname: :   Dont have any idea
Meaning of Surname: :   Dont have any idea
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Your Comments: :   I hope I can find any family member here because my father say that I have many family member out there...
Name: :   Ding Say
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Email: :   ding.say@dunlop.com.ph
Chinese Surname: :   Say
Number of Surname: :   one
Meaning of Surname: :   history
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Your Comments: :   My grandfather was named Say Kang and came from Amoy, China. He was born in 1891, came to the Philippines and married my Filipino grandmother, though he also had a family in Amoy. He died in the Philippines in 1977. Aside from trying to find other relativ
Name: :   Tamara
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Email: :   tamarmota@gmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Guang
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Meaning of Surname: :   light
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Name: :   He Letian
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Email: :   use gastenboek
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Your Comments: :   Like your website... what do you think of mine? :-)
Name: :   Natalie
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Email: :   ksampin@netscape,net
Chinese Surname: :   Chung Sang
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Meaning of Surname: :   not sure
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Your Comments: :   Looking for other relatives with the name Chung Sang.
Name: :   MRS GRACE LENG-SHU LOVE
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Email: :   GLOVE@BLUEYONDER.CO.UK
Chinese Surname: :   CHIN (MAIDEN NAME)
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Meaning of Surname: :   AH YES, WELL......
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   CHIN, OF COURSE
Your Comments: :   WANT TO DO A FAMILT TREE, BUT THERES SO MANY OF US OUT THERE. ARE YOU ALL MY RELATIVES.
Name: :   Christine
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Email: :   luvblueskies@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Toh (Du4)
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Name: :   WChoe
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Email: :   wengc4@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Lai aka Li2
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Meaning of Surname: :   Debatable
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Your Comments: :   Read CPLais comments decided to do so, we have something in common.According to my mother(whos nearing 9oyrs old),the true meanning of the surname LAI had been shrouding in history...very earthy, son of the soil and was used to be pronounced in the rudest
Name: :   Kerry
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Your Comments: :   just saying hello...
Name: :   kellieann flower
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Email: :   faerycitadel@msn.com
Chinese Surname: :   chao
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Your Comments: :   my grandfather was called chao say foo and from ning bo .he was forcably deported at end of war and his marriage anulled despite there being 2 children. any info on the name or the person would be most welcome.a plaque has been erected in liverpool englan
Name: :   Ming Yi Huynh
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Email: :   SimplyxSomeday@aol.com
Chinese Surname: :   Huang (Wong)
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Meaning of Surname: :   Yellow-Emperor
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Your Comments: :   this site is the best research site of all. keep up the great work!
Name: :   Danny The
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Email: :   wdanyanto@gmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   The
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Your Comments: :   Hi Im Wachyu Danyanto. I am an Indonesian Chinese. I was born at Jakarta, Indonesia and my parents also born in Indonesia (Cirebon - West Java on Java Island). Actually I dont have a chinese name so I often called my self as Danny The, because I alwa
Name: :   Thomas Ta
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Email: :   thomasdta@gmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Xie
Number of Surname: :   24th rank in 2006 census
Meaning of Surname: :   Thanks
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_common_Chinese_surnames
Your Comments: :   Have you thought about adding information or links about generation poems for the surnames? Overall, awesome site.
Name: :   Rachel Su
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Email: :   rachelsu@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Su
Number of Surname: :   Su, Yao
Meaning of Surname: :   Su
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Name: :   May Nichols
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Email: :   mommay101@aol.com
Chinese Surname: :   Ho
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Your Comments: :   Seeking to locate Grandfathers Village for a Chinese Roots trip. He left China about 1880. The village was name Ti Lum May Cheung, Hoi Pei loan Tong, China. My grandfather spoke Hakka. 5 generations of family interested.
Name: :   Kuan Chew Heng
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Email: :   kchkuan@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Kuan
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Meaning of Surname: :   My dad say is from kuan kong ie the warrior who is being worshipped by many now
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Your Comments: :   we are going to kaiping this march to our home village. My dad and uncle came to malaysia in 1940s. we are going back to visit our ancestors home . the kuan village
Name: :   Paul
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Email: :   paul.lan8@gmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Lan
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Meaning of Surname: :   Blue
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Your Comments: :   I live in Toronto, Canada. Interested to know how many Lan and where you live
Name: :   Lyn Soon Lian
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Email: :   lyngaffar@gmail.com
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Number of Surname: :   159
Meaning of Surname: :   ice, approach; advance, encroach, soar
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Your Comments: :   interesting read
Name: :   Petrina Seorng Hee Ow Yang
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Email: :   pjwaker2004@yahoo.com
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Your Comments: :   I am the daughter of Patty Im Yung Ow Yang. I was raised by my grandmoher. She had 11 children with Gum Kee Ow Yang. I would like to get a hold of Lucky Ow Yang. We talked briefly at my aunt Helens funeral this summer.
Name: :   Melanie Minnaar (nee Radloff)
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Email: :   melanie@minnaar.com
Chinese Surname: :   Tzu (Chu, Zhu)
Number of Surname: :   Unknown
Meaning of Surname: :   Pig(?)
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   This one so far!
Your Comments: :   My Chinese name is Tzu Yuen Jheen. My younger brothers are Tzu Whoon Jheen and Tzu Neeat (like in day) Jheen. I have an idea what the meaning of my name is but if any of you could assist in clarifying this it would be wonderful. We live in South Africa an
Name: :   Susan
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Email: :   suem78123@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Cheah
Number of Surname: :   34
Meaning of Surname: :   To thank
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Your Comments: :   This site is great to trace family history. Many family history sites are based around England, Ireland and Europe. A great relief to find that I can understand the information even though I speak no Mandarin
Name: :   BROOKE
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Chinese Surname: :   BAI BAU ROU
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Meaning of Surname: :   RICH AND FORTUNATE
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Your Comments: :   CHINESE PEOPLE ARE VERY COOL AND SHORT
Name: :   eze mgbada
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Email: :   eze_mgbada@yahoo.com
Chinese Surname: :   young
Number of Surname: :   125368
Meaning of Surname: :   peace
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   kwan
Your Comments: :   thanks for your good informations. i love your provided site i can locate a good ones of mine.
Name: :   zeke
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Email: :   waaky90@yahoo.com
Chinese Surname: :   wong
Number of Surname: :   unknown
Meaning of Surname: :   yellow
Favorite Chinese Surnames Page: :   none
Your Comments: :   wong has two meanings-determining the way you pronounce it, it can either mean royalty or yellow. In my case, it means yellow, as in the yellow river in China.
Name: :   Ya tinng To
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Email: :   yatinngto@yahoo.com
Chinese Surname: :   Du
Number of Surname: :   129
Meaning of Surname: :   fabricate/restrict
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Your Comments: :   I know my grandfathers name and I know the origin of the surname Du but cant find any infomation in the middle, there seems to be a missing link.
Name: :   Esteban Yi
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Email: :   eyi@ec-red.com
Chinese Surname: :   ?]
Number of Surname: :   90
Meaning of Surname: :   I/me
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Your Comments: :   Very Good, finally I find a page where i can know the meaning of my name.
Name: :   Alistair Leo
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Email: :   alistairleo@yahoo.com.sg
Chinese Surname: :   Liang
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Name: :   Lynda Lee
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Email: :   linda17lee@yahoo.co.uk
Chinese Surname: :   Lee
Number of Surname: :   4
Meaning of Surname: :   not known
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Your Comments: :   My Family name is Lee. I have been told that my great grandfather emigrated to Jamica as a young man. My own father was born there also. I am trying to trace my family tree. I need to know the meaning of my name? and where it would have originated from. e
Name: :   EKESON MAGA
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Email: :   EKESONGUYMAN@YAHOO.COM
Chinese Surname: :   MAGA
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Your Comments: :   NICE SITE I LOVE IT KEEP THE GOOD WORK MOVING
Name: :   Eileen Tan
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Email: :   gorilla_forever@gmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Chen (Tan)
Number of Surname: :   
Meaning of Surname: :   (No idea)
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Name: :   Yi Jie
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Email: :   taikairong@yahoo.com
Chinese Surname: :   Yi Jie
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Meaning of Surname: :   Happy;Pure
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Your Comments: :   Ni hao, me again.I just wanted to say that this site has helped. My family will be adopting a Sister for me that is from China, and and wanted to learn more about China so that I could help. and this site did help me, so, SHU SHU! Bye (Again)
Name: :   Mike Kong
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Email: :   mkong4@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Kong
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Meaning of Surname: :   River
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Your Comments: :   I live in the united Kingdom and I am trying to trace any relatives of my father, who died over 30 years ago, as I am planning a trip next year to China to try and meet them. I have a photo that belonged to my father which has 6 people on it 1 elderly la
Name: :   Arno Kuijpers
Your URL: :   www.fam-kuijpers.nl
Email: :   arno@fam-kuijpers.nl
Chinese Surname: :   Li Zhi
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Your Comments: :   Hello, We adopted a daughter from China last year. We are interested in the meaning of her name and the way to write it in Chinese characters. Here name is Shen Li Zhi (we have chance it to Li-Zhi) Thx for help and suggestions Regards A proud pare
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Email: :   laurier_2000@hotmail.com
Chinese Surname: :   Chor
Number of Surname: :   1
Meaning of Surname: :   Left
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Your Comments: :   I have never met any other chinese family with the same surname. We spell it Chor, but I suppose thats not correct pinyin in any language (were from Hong Kong). It means left as in left and right. Strange huh?
Name: :   mugu
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Email: :   muguole@yahoo.com
Chinese Surname: :   chung
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Your Comments: :   i love this site, i dey here
Name: :   Henry
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Email: :   hshyoung@msn.com
Chinese Surname: :   Young
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Your Comments: :   The surname of my family was changed when they immigrated to Hawaii in the late 1800s. My family was from the Chung San Village in China and they were given the name Young, as was everybody from that village. The first relative to immigrate to Hawaii was
Name: :   Lily in NJ
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Email: :   hellokitty13761@aol.com
Chinese Surname: :   Wong , Jow
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Your Comments: :   My grandfathers surname is Wong. My grandmothers surname was Jow. They came to America sometime in the mid 30s to early 40s. He is the last of the original family. We have distant family residing in New York and California.


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