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Re: Re: Last Name Origin "HUNG"


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Posted by William Hong (207.188.67.214) on November 29, 2004 at 23:50:10:

In Reply to: Re: Last Name Origin "HUNG" posted by Jinchuan Wang on April 22, 2004 at 15:04:20:

Roman,

Jinchuan is correct... You would need to see the chinese character for your grandfather's last name to know which "Hung" it is. There are at least two meanings that I know of based upon the Cantonese pronunciation of the name... the colour, "red" and the animal, "bear".

If your great-grandfather's last name is the animal, "bear" then my dad has a geneology that goes back hundreds of years. That lineage comes from the Taishan region in Canton province in southern China.

Good luck with your search for your family's past.

William



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