According to a comprehensive survey of residential permits released by the Chinese Ministry of Public Security on 24 April 2007, the ten most common surnames in mainland China are Wang (?), Li (?), Zhang (?), Liu (?), Chen (?), Yang (?), Huang (?), Zhao (?), Wu (?), and Zhou (?).
Also to know is, where is the surname written in a Chinese name?
The Chinese will state their last name first, followed by the given name (may be one or two syllables). For example, Liu Jianguo, in Chinese would be Mr. Jianguo Liu using the Western style. Never call someone by only his or her last name.
Is do a Chinese last name?
Du (Chinese: ?; pinyin: Dù; Wade–Giles: Tu) is a Chinese family name. The name is spelled Tu in Taiwan, in Hong Kong it is translated as To, in Macao it is spelled as Tou, the pronunciation of ? in Cantonese. The Vietnamese equivalent of the surname is Đ?.
Do they have middle names in China?
Middle names do not traditionally exist for the Chinese people. Most Chinese names consist of three characters – the surname, followed by a two-character given name (ming), which is not separated into a first and middle name in usage. Some Chinese given names contain only one syllable (e.g. Wong Kit).
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