Origins of Chinese Names (2010 Edition - EPUB)
Asiapac Books Pte Ltd, 24.9.2018 - 146 sivua
Did you know that if your surname is Ji and Jiang, it would mean that you are actually a descendant of the legendary emperors?
And interestingly, the predecessors who fled from the despotic King Zhou of the Shang Dynasty named themselves after the things that saved them: Li, which stood for the wild fruit muzi, and Lin, the forest which was a hide-out from the king!
Find out more fascinating details about 100 Chinese family names:
As the book covers the entire span of recorded Chinese history from the past to the present, you will find it an eye-opener as a reference manual and a delightful source of little-known facts.
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How surnames were created
Bestowal and alteration of surnames
Classification of surnames
Chinese Given Names
Origins of given names
Names of commoners inancient times A 15
Imperial examinations and names I 18
Childhood names I 19
Interesting names A 20
Names and fortune
National and family name taboos
Customs of naming A 30
Name repetition I 32
How names are chosen I 06
The Chinese Way of Addressing H4 I