Posted by Lawrence on April 19, 2002 at 11:23:51:
In Reply to: Re: Origin of Chinese last name SAM posted by lisa c on October 26, 2001 at 13:06:09:
: Your name can be found on www.chineseroots.com
: It Mandarin it is Cen and it means steep. The site give more info on origins and regions etc. It said that your name is among the top 100 most popular name in Taiwan and China.
Actually, the site states that the surname Cen (Sam, Tsen and Gim)are not within the 100 most popular surname. It actually is a rare surname.