Understand Your Surname

Wang Family History

Wang Family History

9 months ago5 min read
The most frequent surname in China, Wang has origins in the rise and fall of kings.
Liu Family History

Liu Family History

12 months ago4 min read
Discover famous ancestors in your lineage like Liu Lei, the Keeper of Dragons, and Liu Bang, founder of the golden Han dynasty.
Li Family History

Li Family History

12 months ago5 min read
Long regarded as the most noble Chinese surname, the surname Li owes its origins to life-saving plum trees and the founder of Taoism.
Chen Family History

Chen Family History

12 months ago4 min read
Meaning ‘old’ or ‘antiquated,’ the origins of the surname Chen date back to an imperial powerplay for legitimacy.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Chinese Surname

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Chinese Surname

12 months ago7 min read
Your ancestral surname may offer surprising clues about your family history.
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