Re: origin of last name-Wong
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Posted by Daniel Wong
(126.96.36.199) on December 29, 2002 at 00:54:50:
In Reply to: origin of last name-Wong posted by Benson on December 07, 2002 at 21:18:37:
: Can anyone please tell me the origin of the last name Wong. Thanks.
Wong ist transcribed from Cantonese. There are two surnames, that are spoken in the same way.
The names i mean are in Mandarin-chinese:
- Wang2 (means king)
(same link as in helena's msg.)
- Huang2 (means yellow)
But in Cantonese, both words sound the same ("Wong").
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