GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Statistics About The Most Popular Chinese Names

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"Li is the most common surname in China, held by nearly 7.9% of the population."

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"Wang is the second most popular last name, possessed by approximately 7.4% of China's citizens."

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"The name Zhang rounds out the top three, with about 7.1% of Chinese people bearing this last name."

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"Liu is among top ten most popular last names, held by around 5.1% of the population."

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"The surname Chen, popular not only in mainland China, but also in Taiwan, is held by 4.4% of the population."

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"The given name Jia, which means 'good', 'fine' or 'praise', is especially popular in China."

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"Wei, meaning 'power', 'high', 'great', is another frequented given name in China."

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"The given name Ming, which translates to 'bright', is frequently used for Chinese boys."

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"The name Li is not only a popular surname but also a popular first name. It can mean 'beautiful', 'reason', 'profit', among other things."

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"The female name Xia, meaning 'rosy clouds', is frequently chosen for girls in China."

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"The name Yun, often given to girls, means 'cloud' and is another popular choice in China."

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"Lei, a given name for boys, translates to 'thunder' and is quite popular."

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"More than 85% of Chinese people have one of just 100 surnames."

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"The top three surnames in China – Li, Wang and Zhang – are used by over 20% of the Chinese population."

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"The name Ai, meaning 'love, affection', is a popular choice for girls in China."

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"The male name Bo, meaning 'wave', is commonly selected for boys in China."

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"The given name Fang, often given to girls, means 'aroma', 'fragrance' and is another popular choice in China."

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"The given name Dàwèi (David), has gained some popularity in recent years among Christian Chinese."

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"The female name Mei, meaning 'beautiful', is frequently chosen for girls in China."

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"Feng, a unisex name that means 'wind' in Chinese, is a popular choice for both boys and girls."

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