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Re: NON GONG Born China USA Citzn.


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Posted by Kevin Lee (66.183.11.56) on January 24, 2004 at 13:49:49:

In Reply to: NON GONG Born China USA Citzn. posted by BARBARA on January 15, 2004 at 09:48:00:

Hi Barbara,

Go to

http://www.yutopian.com/names/

You'll find surname Gong in the six stroke group.

One possible reason for changing his surname was a cultural difference. The Chinese custom is surname first. Your gggf's name may be Gong Foe and was given in that order to the US immigration office. The official of the time mistaken Foe as his surname. As recent as last year Yao Ming of the Huston Rockets was referred to as Mr. Ming by another player.


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