Chinese (Cantonese) Submitted Surnames

Cantonese names are used in southeast China (including Hong Kong and Macau). Note that depending on the Chinese characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Chinese names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AU Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of OU.
AU-YEUNG 歐陽 Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of OUYANG.
CHING Chinese (Cantonese, Latinized)
A Cantonese romanization of the Chinese surname CHENG
CHOW 周, 鄒 Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of ZHOU and Zou.
FUNG Chinese (Cantonese), Taiwanese
Cantonese and Taiwanese romanization of FENG.
LEONG Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of LIANG.
LEUNG Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of LIANG.
LEW Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of LIU.
MAK Chinese (Cantonese)
Transliterated from the Chinese surname MAI meaning "wheat, barley". A bearer of this surname is Dennis Mak. He is a singer from Hong Kong and was a former member of the Cantopop group Boy'z.
MOK Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of MO.
NGAI 魏, 危, 倪 Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Wei and Ni.
OU Chinese (Cantonese)
During the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc), a prince of the state of Yue was enfeoffed a region that included a mountain the name of which contained the Chinese character for Ou. Many of the prince’s descendants adopted this character as their surname... [more]
POON Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of PAN (2).
SING German, Chinese (Cantonese), Indian
German: probably a variant of SENG. ... [more]
SO Chinese (Cantonese)
A Cantonese form of SU.
SZETO 司徒 Chinese (Cantonese)
From Chinese 司徒 (sītú), which denoted the Minister over the Masses (one of three important official titles of the HAN dynasty). It is somewhat equivalent to the modern-day title of Prime Minister.
TSAI Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese variant of CHAI.
TSANG Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of ZENG.
TSE Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of XIE.
YIP Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of YE.
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