Posted by anonymous on November 17, 1998 at 04:26:08:
In Reply to: Limcangco origin posted by Rowena L. Dinsmore on July 26, 1998 at 18:10:44:
: Can you help me trace what the origin of the Limcangco last name is from?
: I'm originally a native of the Philippines. I would like
: to trace my Chinese ancestry.
Lim is the surname of your Chinese ancestors in the old country. Cangco is, perhaps, the given name of your ancestor who first settled down in the Philippines.
Lim is a Hokkien variation of Lin(Mandarin) and Lam(Cantonese) surnames. This means that your ancestor came from southern Fujian province
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