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Meaning of Chinese names - H

 

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Intonations                               Understanding Chinese names                                     Top 100 surnames

  [hóng, ㄏㄨㄥˊ] Expanse of water. The 99th most common surname (2 million).  As a given name listed amongst the top 50 for males, top 100 for females.  Other pronunciations include ‘Ang, Hoeng, Hồng, Hoong, Horng, Hung’.

,   [hóng, ㄏㄨㄥˊ] Swan, Grand, great; more commonly used for males. Other pronunciations include ‘Hồng, Hoong, Horng, Hung’.

 [hóng, ㄏㄨㄥˊ] Magnificent, grand, great, immense. This word is listed amongst the top 100 most commonly used naming word for males.  Others spellings include ‘Fung, Hoành, Hom, Hung’.

  [hóng, ㄏㄨㄥˊ] Red, popular, revolutionary, bonus. This word is listed amongst the top 50 most commonly used naming word for females, top 100 for males.  Other pronunciations include ‘Hon, Hồng, Hung’.

 [hóng, ㄏㄨㄥˊ] Rainbow; more commonly used for females. Other pronunciations include “Hoong, Hung”.

 [hóng, ㄏㄨㄥˊ] Grand, great, magnificent; more commonly used for males. Other pronunciations include ‘Hoằng, Hoong’.

 [hóng, ㄏㄨㄥˊ] Deep water.  Other pronunciations include 'Hoong, Hung'.

 [hóu, ㄏㄡˊ] Marquis, nobleman. The 77th most common surname (3 million).  As a given name more commonly used for males. Other pronunciations include ‘Hau, Hầu, Ho, Houw’.

 [hóu, ㄏㄡˊ] High official.  Other pronunciations include 'Hau, Ho'.

 [ḥu, ㄏㄡˋ] Thick, generous; more commonly used for males. Other pronunciations include ‘Hau, Hậu, Heu, How’.

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