This is a list of surnames in which the length is 2.
From Chinese 胡 (hú)
meaning "beard, whiskers, recklessly, wildly, barbarian"
From Sino-Korean 林 (im)
, making it the Korean form of LIN
, or 任 (im)
of uncertain meaning, making it the Korean form of REN
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 조
LI (1) Chinese
From Chinese 李 (lǐ)
meaning "plum, plum tree"
. This was the surname of Chinese emperors of the Tang dynasty.
From Chinese 吕 (lǚ)
meaning "musical note" and also referring to the former state of Lu, which was situated in what is now Henan province.
From Chinese 吴 (wú)
referring to the ancient state of Wu, which was located in present-day Jiangsu province.
From Chinese 徐 (xú)
meaning "slowly, calmly"
YU (1) Chinese
From Chinese 于 (yú)
meaning "in, on, at"
. According to legend, King Wu of Zhou bestowed the realm of Yu to his second son, who subsequently adopted this as his surname.
YU (4) Chinese
From Chinese 虞 (yú)
meaning "concerned, anxious"
and also referring to the ancient state of Yu, which was situated in what is now Shanxi province.