Chinese names | An introduction (Hello China #69)

  • Published on Jul 3, 2012
  • There are more than 20,000 family names in China and some can be traced back 2,500 years. According to Chinese custom, surnames come first and given names come last.
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    The video is part of our “Hello China” series, a selection of 100 Chinese words that represent the essence of traditional Chinese culture, reflect its extensive and profound nature from different angles, and help people overseas better understand China and Chinese culture.
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Comments • 1

  • Rachelism
    Rachelism 4 years ago

    great video!
    AND If you guys are interested in why China is called 'China' in English, check out this video: