Posted by Ray Mah on October 25, 1999 at 02:31:41:
In Reply to: What is the meaning of the surname TAN? posted by Andrew Ten on May 10, 1999 at 20:28:33:
: What is the meaning, origin, and significance of the surname TAN?
I believe Tan is commonly used in Southeast Asia (Singapore, etc) as the local spelling of Chen (Mandarin)or Chan (Quangdong). In Vietnam, Tran may signify the same surname.
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