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Re: Tangee surname from Amoy


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Posted by Chan Siew Wei (165.21.154.116) on April 03, 2007 at 06:50:44:

In Reply to: Tangee surname from Amoy posted by Atma on February 22, 2007 at 07:00:25:

Zhangzhou (漳州), Amoy (厦门), are both in Fujian (福建). Based on the pronunciation of the Hokkian, "Tangee" could be what we commonly know as "Tan" (陈). Tancee could mean "Surname Tan" "陈氏" in Hokkian.



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