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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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]