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Re: Chinese double-character surnames


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Posted by Lisa c on October 01, 2001 at 16:35:30:

In Reply to: Chinese double-character surnames posted by Sebastian Mak on October 01, 2001 at 07:44:42:

I believe that they have double names b/c way back when they were actually titles or positions and people took them as a surname.

Check out www.asiawind.com

Chung Yoon Ngan actually wrote a book about Chinese surnames and origins. Sometimes he posts pages from his book.




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