Posted by Lisa C on November 19, 2001 at 11:53:36:
In Reply to: Chinese name for our little daughter posted by Marie-Anne Pauwels on November 18, 2001 at 15:45:35:
I don't understand your question. Do you want a surname i.e. last name? or a forename i.e. first name?
When you adopt a baby from China, she'll usually have both a first and last name already. Of course when you adopt her, she'll have your last name.
Mulan is a first name and means wood orchid. I don't know if that's a magnolia flower. Mulan is a historical figure.
Hope this helps some. You might try www.chinasprout.com They have many bullentin boards concerning adoption from China, naming etc. This site is more for geneaological research.
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