Posted by Al Chinn on January 13, 2001 at 22:28:02:
In Reply to: know anything about the HOU surname? posted by lynn on January 13, 2001 at 12:13:23:
Presume your surname Hou means marquis when you said nobility. You can find out its origin from www.chineseroots.com
: my father's family migrated from liaoning province, which is west of north korea, with the sea only standing in between the places. i've been told that my surname, hou, means rank of nobility (in mandarin) and can be traced back to the Qin dynasty (about 221-206 B.C.) ...
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