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 45 names matching your criteria.

BAI     Chinese
Means "white" in Mandarin.
CHAN   陳     Chinese
Cantonese form of CHEN
CHEN   陳     Chinese
From the name of an ancient region in China (in the province of Henan).
CHEUNG   張     Chinese
Variant transcription of ZHANG
CHU     Chinese
Means "scarlet-red" in Chinese. It was the name of some Chinese kings.
DU     Chinese
Means "pear tree" in Chinese.
FAN   范     Chinese
Means "bee" in Chinese.
GUO     Chinese
Means "town wall" in Chinese.
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     Chinese, Korean
Means "mountain".
KWOK     Chinese
Means "boundary", and indicated someone who lived bear the boundary of a city, town or country.
LAM   林     Chinese
Cantonese form of LIN
LEE (2)   李     Chinese, Korean
Variant of LI.
LI   李     Chinese
Means "plum tree" in Chinese.
LIAO     Chinese
From the name of an ancient Chinese dynasty lasting from 947 CE - 1125 CE.
LIM   林     Chinese
Hokkien form of LIN
LIN   林     Chinese
Means "grove, copse" in Mandarin.
LIU   劉     Chinese
Means "to kill". A famous bearer of this name is actress Lucy Liu (1968-).
LU     Chinese
From the name of an ancient region in China (in the province of Henan).
MA     Chinese
Means "horse" in Chinese.
MAH     Chinese
Alternate spelling of MA.
MAN     Chinese
Means "language" in Cantonese.
NG     Chinese
Cantonese form 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 (1)     Chinese
Indicated a person from Song, China.
SUNG     Chinese
Variant of SONG (1)
TANG     Chinese
From the Chinese Tang Dynasty.
WANG (1)   王     Chinese
Means "king" or "prince" in Chinese... [more]
WONG   王, 黄     Chinese
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)   俞     Chinese
Derives from "to heal", after a famous doctor from the 26th century BC.
YU (2)   虞     Chinese
Derives from a Chinese place name called , one located in Henan province and the other in Shanxi province.
YU (3)   余, 于     Chinese, Korean
The largest Yu clan, the Munhwa Yu, was founded by Ch'a Tal... [more]
YUEN   阮     Chinese
Cantonese form 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   鄭     Chinese
From the name of the state of ... [more]
ZHOU     Chinese
From the name of the Zhou dynasty (1122-221 BC)... [more]
ZHU     Chinese
Variant of the Chinese surname CHU.
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