Chinese personal names
Let us take a brief look
at Chinese personal names first. When
we introduce ourselves to others, the first thing we want to tell people
about is our names.
Order of personal names
In English-speaking countries
such as the United States, there are more family names than given names.
In Chinese-speaking countries and regions, in comparison, there are
more given names than family names. The most common Chinese family names
are: Zhang (張), Li(李),
Wang(王), Chen(陳) and Liu(劉).
Take a look at the
Chinese Characters page and find out:
- What are the top
25 family names in Chinese?
- How are they pronounced?
- How to write each
character in the correct order of strokes?
A Chinese given names usually
consists one or two characters with the latter being more popular.
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