Chinese surname No. 1 Zhao4 [化]
Zhao4 means : a Chinese surname; to return the goods to the
original owner; to go away rapidly.
Surname Zhao4 is about 2990 years old.
Variations include Chao4 (Wade-Giles), Chew, Chieu, Chu, Ziu6 (Cantonese), Chiu
Alphabetical Index of Chinese Surnames
Hundred Families Surname Poem
The origin is in Tian Shui Prefecture (ぱ皃)-southwest of Tong
county (﹁玭硄呆郡) in Gansu province (ヌ德.)
For additional information, see
In Search of your Asian Roots: Genealogical Research
on Chinese Surnames
, paragraph 21. Bibliography entries 12, 115, and 154 also refer to this surname.
See also a
Story on GoogleGroups, Chinese surname No.1 Zhao4
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