Posted by Lester D.K. Chow (220.127.116.11) on June 07, 2004 at 23:19:45:
: I also encountered a web page claiming that our surname can be traced as far as the Chou dynasty. The page is entitle "The Chou Clansmen Association of America"
Douglas Yap, it is good for Chinese people to maintain their family roots and genealogy.
Please go to http://www.geocities.com/zhouclan/chia_pu.html for the Chou Dynasty genealogy. There you can find the origin of the Yap surname.
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