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Posted by Kevin Lee on December 03, 2001 at 21:01:03:

In Reply to: Re: My Name? posted by Al Chinn on December 03, 2001 at 16:45:33:

Hi Al, Watt could be Wat as in Wat Yuan, the one we commemorate every year with Dragon boat races.

: Since you have provided no information about your ancestor's background I would venture to guess that your Chinese surname is Lam (Cantonese) or Lin (Mandarin) which means forest. Watt(?) appears to be an Anglicized version of his personal name.

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: : Hi I was just wondering where the name "Lam-Watt" originated?




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