Chinese Surnames

Chinese names are used in China and in Chinese communities throughout the world. Note that depending on the Chinese characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Chinese names.
There are 51 names matching your criteria.

BAI     Chinese
Means "white" in Mandarin.
CHAN   陳     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of CHEN
CHEN   陳     Chinese
From the name of an ancient region in China (in the province of Henan).
CHEUNG   張     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of ZHANG
CHOU     Chinese
Variant transcription of ZHOU
CHOW     Chinese
Variant transcription of ZHOU
CHU     Chinese
Variant transcription of ZHU
DU     Chinese
Means "pear tree" in Chinese.
FAN   范     Chinese
Means "bee" in Chinese.
GUAN   关     Chinese
Means "mountain pass" in Chinese.
GUO   郭     Chinese
Means "boundary", and indicated someone who lived bear the boundary of a city, town or country.
HAN   韩     Chinese, Korean
Means "country" in Chinese and Korean.
HOU     Chinese
Means "nobleman" in Chinese.
HUANG   黄     Chinese
Means "yellow" in Chinese.
JIANG     Chinese
From the name of a province in the Zhou Dynasty.
KUANG     Chinese
Means "frame" in Chinese.
KWAN   关     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of GUAN
KWOK   郭     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of GUO
LAM   林     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of LIN
LEE (2)   李     Chinese, Korean
Variant of LI
LI   李     Chinese
Means "plum tree" in Chinese... [more]
LIAO     Chinese
From the name of an ancient Chinese dynasty lasting from 947 CE - 1125 CE.
LIM   林     Chinese
Hokkien romanization of LIN
LIN   林     Chinese
Means "grove, copse" in Mandarin.
LIU   劉     Chinese
Means "to kill"... [more]
LU     Chinese
From the name of an ancient region in China (in the province of Henan).
MA   馬     Chinese
Means "horse" in Chinese.
MAH     Chinese
Variant transcription of MA
MAN   文     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of WEN
NG   吳     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of WU
PAN (2)   潘     Chinese
Means "water in which rice has been rinsed" in Chinese.
RUAN   阮     Chinese
Possibly from the name of a Chinese instrument, similar to a lute.
SONG   宋     Chinese, Korean
From the name of the Song dynasty, which ruled China from 960 to 1279.
SUNG     Chinese
Variant of SONG
TANG     Chinese
From the Chinese Tang Dynasty.
WANG (1)   王     Chinese
Means "king" or "prince" in Chinese... [more]
WEN   文     Chinese
Means "language, literature, culture" in Chinese.
WONG   王, 黄     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of WANG (1) or HUANG.
WU   吳     Chinese
From the name of a Chinese kingdom.
XU   徐, 许     Chinese
Derived from the ancient state of , which was located in present-day Henan province in China.
XUN     Chinese
Derived from the Chinese given name XUN meaning "fast".
YU (1)   于     Chinese
Means "in, on" in Chinese... [more]
YU (2)   余     Chinese
Means "surplus" in Chinese. This was the name of a Qin high counselor.
YU (3)   虞     Chinese
Derives from a Chinese place name called , one located in Henan province and the other in Shanxi province.
YU (4)   俞     Chinese
From a Chinese character that is only used as a surname... [more]
YUEN   阮     Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of RUAN
ZHANG   張     Chinese
Means "bow stretch" in Chinese... [more]
ZHAO   趙     Chinese
From the name of the historic state of in Shanxi province in China... [more]
ZHENG   郑     Chinese
From the name of the state of ... [more]
ZHOU   周     Chinese
From the name of the Zhou dynasty (11th century - 3rd century BC).
ZHU   朱     Chinese
Means "vermilion red" in Chinese... [more]
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