To (surname)

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To, , and are a group of surnames of East Asian origin, for each of which "To" (without any diacritical mark) is at least an occasional variant.

is a Vietnamese surname (Chữ Nôm: ) derived from the Chinese surname Su.

From Chinese 陶 (Tao):

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Xie or Hsieh is a Chinese-origin family name. It is estimated that there are more than ten million people with this surname, the majority of whom live in Southern China, South East Asia, America, Europe and Africa. It is particularly common in Taiwan where it is the 13th most common surname in 2016. It is also very common in the east Asian diaspora which historically tended to have disproportionately emigrated out of southern China. A 2013 study found that Xie was the 23rd most common surname in China, with 0.79% of the population having this surname. In 2019 it was again the 23rd most common surname in Mainland China. The majority of Xie are from south of China. It is the 34th name on the Hundred Family Surnames poem.

Liang is an East Asian surname of Chinese origin. Meaning "a beam", "a bridge", or "an elevation", or "a mast", the surname is often transliterated as Leung or Leong according to its Cantonese and Hakka pronunciation, Neo / Nio / Niu, or Liong (Foochow). In Indonesia, it is known as Liang or Nio. It is also common in Korea, where it is written Ryang (량) or Yang (양). In Vietnam, it's pronounced as Lương.

Cai (surname) Surname list

Cài is a Chinese surname that derives from the name of the ancient Cai state. In 2019 it was the 38th most common surname in China, but the 9th most common in Taiwan, where it is usually romanized as Tsai, Tsay, or Chai based on Wade-Giles romanization of Standard Mandarin and the 8th most common in Singapore, where it is usually romanized as Chua, which is based on its Teochew and Hokkien pronunciation. Koreans use Chinese-derived family names and in Korean, Cai is 채 in Hangul, Chae in Revised Romanization, It is also a common name in Hong Kong where it is romanized as Choy, Choi or Tsoi. In Macao and Malaysia, it is spelled as Choi, in Malaysia and the Philippines as Chua or Chuah, in Thailand as Chuo (ฉั่ว). Moreover, it is also romanized in Cambodia as either Chhay or Chhor among people of full Chinese descent living in Cambodia and as Tjoa or Chua in Indonesia.

Mei (surname) Surname list

Mei is a romanized spelling of a Chinese surname, transcribed in the Mandarin dialect. In Hong Kong and other Cantonese-speaking regions, the name may be transliterated as Mui or Moy. In Vietnam, this surname is spelled Mai. In romanized Korean, it is spelled Mae. The name literally translates in English to the plum fruit. The progenitor of the Méi clan, Méi Bo, originated from near a mountain in ancient China that was lined at its base with plum trees.

Tan (surname) Surname list

Tan is a common Chinese surname . It is considered the 56th most common surname.

Zhou (surname) Surname list

Zhōu is the Hanyu Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese surname , which ranks as the 10th most common surname in Mainland China as of 2019. In 2013 it was found to be the 10th most common name, shared by 25,200,000 people or 1.900% of the population, with the province with the most being Hunan. Derived from the Zhou dynasty, it has been one of the ten most common surnames in China since the Yuan dynasty. It is the 5th name on the Hundred Family Surnames poem.

Yao (surname) Surname list

Yao, also romanized as Yiu in Cantonese, is one of the most ancient Chinese surnames, the "Eight Great Xings of High Antiquity". It is also unique that, along with Jiang 姜 it is still in common use in the modern day. It is listed 101st in the Hundred Family Surnames, and as the 51st most common surname in Mainland China.

Nguyễn Trường Tộ was a Roman Catholic scholar and reformer during the reign of Tự Đức of the Nguyễn Dynasty, the last sovereign Emperor of Vietnam under which the French colonial forces colonized the country. Nguyễn Trường Tộ was best known for his advocacy of his modernisation of Vietnam, criticising the rigid Confucianism of the Huế court.

Su is the pinyin romanization of the common Chinese surname written in simplified characters and traditionally.

Ruan (surname) Surname list

Ruan is a Chinese surname.

Hong is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname (Hóng). It was listed 184th among the Song-era Hundred Family Surnames. Today it is not among the 100 most common surnames in mainland China but it was the 15th-most-common surname in Taiwan in 2005. As counted by a Chinese census, Taiwan is the area with the largest number of people with the name. It is also the pinyin romanization of a number of less-common names including Hóng, Hóng, and Hóng. All of those names are romanized as Hung in Wade-Giles.

Cao is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname (Cáo). It is listed 26th in the Song-era Hundred Family Surnames poem.

or To is a Vietnamese surname. It was formerly written in Chữ Nôm as .

Tao is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname (Táo). It listed 31st in the Song-era Hundred Family Surnames poem.

Guān Surname list

Guan is a Chinese surname. Guan is 394th in the Hundred Family Surnames.

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Lí (surname 黎)

is a Chinese surname. It mostly appears in Central and South China where it is transliterated as Lai or Lye.

is a Portuguese nickname. People with this nickname include the following: