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Contributor Contrib.Amara L. on 8/22/2011
One of the rare Chinese double character surnames. It is ranked 314th in the Hundred Family Surnames. The first character 諸 can be read as "all, these, various" and the second character 葛 as meaning "vine, vines". A famous bearer, Zhuge Liang, was a chancellor of the state of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period and is still recognised as the greatest and most accomplished strategist of his era.