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Re: The order of Chinese Names


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Posted by S. Lau on September 25, 2002 at 20:03:14:

In Reply to: Re: The order of Chinese Names posted by lisa c on May 20, 2002 at 12:00:54:

Actually, western culture in the old days also put there surname first. E.g. Smith, John

for John Smith.

so in the same way it is as chinese culture.

Posted by S. Lau on September 25, 2002 at 20:04:38:

In Reply to: Re: The order of Chinese Names posted by lisa c on May 20, 2002 at 12:00:54:

In addition to my last post, this way of identifying people are still used nowadays on lists and birth certificates.

Well....in Australia anyway. Don't know about the world.



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