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Meaning of Chinese names - H

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Intonations                                Understanding Chinese names                                  Top 100 surnames

 [hǎi, ㄏㄞˇ] Sea. This word is listed amongst the top 50 most commonly used naming word for males, amongst the top 100 for females. Other pronunciations include ‘Hải, Hap, Hoi’.

 [hán, ㄏㄢˊ] Ancient Chinese state, Korea. This is the 26th most common surname, with a population of 7.6 million4. Other pronunciations include ‘Hàn, Hon, Hong’.

 [hán, ㄏㄢˊ] Contain. Other pronunciations include ‘Ham, Hàm’.

[hán, ㄏㄢˊ] Cold, frosty, poor. Other pronunciations include “Hon”.

  [hàn, ㄏㄢˋ] Chinese; man, fellow, name of a dynasty; more commonly used for males.. [han ren] refers to the "Hans", the dominant race in China"; [hao han] means "good fellow"; [luo han] refers to the "Buddhist Arhat".  Other pronunciations include ‘Hàn, Hang, Hon’.

 [hàn, ㄏㄢˋ] Writing, painting, calligraphy. Other pronunciations include ‘Hon, Hun’.

[hàn, ㄏㄢˋ]  Vast. Other pronunciations include 'Hon'.

  [háo, ㄏㄠˊ] An outstanding person, grand, heroic; more commonly used for males.  [hao hua] is something "luxurious";  [hao jie] refer to an "outstanding personality", "hero"  Other pronunciations include ‘Hào, Ho, Hoe, Hou’.

 [hǎo, ㄏㄠˇ] The 82nd most common surname (2.7 million);  Other pronunciations include ‘Hác, Hau, Hou, How'.

  [hǎo, ㄏㄠˇ] Good, fine, nice, well. [hao han] means "good fellow",  [hao hao] means "fine", "no problem", [he hao] means "reconciled, in harmony".  Other pronunciations include “Hou, How”.

 [hào, ㄏㄠˋ] Vast, grand, great; more commonly used for males. Other pronunciations include ‘Ho, Hỗo, Hou’.

  [hào, ㄏㄠˋ] Luminous, bright, white’; more commonly used for females. Other pronunciations include ‘Hạo, Hou, How’.

   [hé, ㄏㄜˊ] Word particle pertaining to query or questions. This is the eighteenth most common surname, with a population of 13 million.  [he ren] means "who"; [ren he] means "whatever", any", [ru he] means "how"  Other pronunciations include ‘Hà, Ho, Hô, Hoe, Hoh, Hoo, Hou’.

  [hé, ㄏㄜˊ] Harmony, peace, and, together, with, union.  [he hao] means "reconciled, in harmony";  [rou he] means "gentle", "mild;   [sui he] means "amiable", "going along".  Other pronunciations include ‘Ho, Ḥa, Hoe, Hoo, Huo, Wo, Woh’. This word is listed amongst the top 100 most commonly used naming word for males.

[hé, ㄏㄜˊ] River, stream. [shan he] refers to "mountains and rivers,  Other pronunciations include ‘Hà, Ho’.

 [hé, ㄏㄜˊ] "grains", "cereals".  Other pronunciations include 'Ho'.

[hé, ㄏㄜˊ] Lotus.  Other pronunciations include 'Hor'.

,   [hè, ㄏㄜˋ] The 93rd most common surname (2.2 million).  Congratulations. [qing he] is to "congratulate and celebrate".   Other pronunciations include ‘Hỗ, Ho, Hor, Huo’.

[hè, ㄏㄜˋ] Awe-inspiring; Chinese surname. Other pronunciations include “Hek, Ho”.

 [hēng, ㄏㄥ] Smooth going, prosperous. Other pronunciations include ‘Hang, Hanh’.

   [héng, ㄏㄥˊ] Perseverance, endurance, persistent, permanent, eternal. Other pronunciations include ‘Hang, Hằng’.

 [héng, ㄏㄥˊ] Measure, weigh, judge. Other pronunciations include ‘Hang, Hoành’.

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