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:
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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