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TOP 100: Chinese Names

  Ever heard of the expression 老百姓 (LǎoBǎiXìng)? Translated word by word this phrase means the “old one hundred names”; taken as a whole, it means “common people”. Interesting, huh? Well, this stems from the fact that the number of surnames in China is very limited with around 4000 surnames in total to choose from. Read More…

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