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Re: How to write my surname from chinese (teochew) to english ?


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Posted by Yau M Chiam on July 15, 2003 at 03:13:21:

In Reply to: Re: How to write my surname from chinese (teochew) to english ? posted by Leo on January 15, 2003 at 09:46:44:

Hello,

My family also shares the same surname. It is spelt "CHIAM". We're Teochew - not from Hainan where other CHIAMs come from.

Some of our cousins spell their surnames as "CHAN".

The last opposition MP in Singapore is also a CHIAM or ZHAN1.





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