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Subject: Re: Surnames that mean Moon
Author: bryan   (guest)
Date: July 18, 2009 at 6:05 PM
Reply to: Re: Surnames that mean Moon by Jim Young

"Yue" might or might mean "moon" in Chinese. But as the surname, "moon" is not known as a Chinese surname since antiquity. But there's is an ancient non-Chinese tribe who's name is "Yue shi" in Chinese, which when translated using the characters = "The Moon clan", who might or might not have used the tribe's name as a surname when assimilated into Chinese society.

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