The Most Common Surnames in China and Their Meanings

101 Most Common Surnames in China and Their Meanings (2021)

23,813 surnames have been recorded throughout the history of China, of which 5,662 surnames are still in active use today, however, the top 100 are extremely common, making up 85.9% of the 1.4 billion population in China. In fact, 596.3 million Chinese people, or 42.9% of the population share the same 10 family names!  So what are …

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