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Yao (surname)

Yao (Chinese:; pinyin: Yáo), also romanized as Yiu in Cantonese, is one of the most ancient Chinese surnames, the "Eight Great Xings of High Antiquity". It is also unique that, along with Jiang 姜 it is still in common use in the modern day. It is listed 101st in the Hundred Family Surnames, and as the 51st most common surname in Mainland China.

Yao
Yao surname in regular script
PronunciationYáo (Pinyin)
Iâu (Pe̍h-ōe-jī)
Language(s)Chinese, Vietnamese
Origin
Language(s)Old Chinese
Word/nameHenan Fan County or Shandong
Other names
Variant form(s)Yao (Mandarin)
Yiu (Cantonese)
Iao, Iau (Hokkien)
Diêu (Vietnamese)
  1. Southern Song《通志·氏族略》records:「姚姓,虞之姓也,虞帝生於姚墟,故因生以為姓」
  2. (in Chinese) 公安部统计分析显示:王姓成为我国第一大姓

Learning of the Chinese culture- the Yao dynasty

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Yao (surname)
Yao surname Language Watch Edit Yao Chinese 姚 pinyin Yao also romanized as Yiu in Cantonese is one of the most ancient Chinese surnames the Eight Great Xings of High Antiquity It is also unique that along with Jiang 姜 it is still in common use in the modern day It is listed 101st in the Hundred Family Surnames and as the 51st most common surname in Mainland China 2 YaoYao surname in regular scriptPronunciationYao Pinyin Iau Pe h ōe ji Language s Chinese VietnameseOriginLanguage s Old ChineseWord nameHenan Fan County or Shandong 1 Other namesVariant form s Yao Mandarin Yiu Cantonese Iao Iau Hokkien Dieu Vietnamese Alternate spellings EditMandarin Yao Cantonese Yiu Min Nan Hokkien Fujian Teochew Iao Iau Yeo Vietnamese Dieu Dao Korean Yo Japanese Yō Singapore Yow Yeo Malaysia YeowProminent people EditYao Yao Chonghua the name of Emperor Shun of pre dynastic China one of the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors Yao Chang founding emperor of the Later Qin Dynasty Andrew Chi Chih Yao a Chinese computer scientist and A M Turing Award laureate Jianping Yao Canadian engineer Yao Ming a retired Chinese professional basketball player Yao Wenyuan member of the Gang of Four MC HotDog born name as Yao Chung jen a Taiwanese rap artist known for his use of explicit lyrics in his songs Yao Beina a famous Chinese singer Yao Chen a famous Chinese actress Yao Jen to Vice Chairperson and Secretary General of Straits Exchange Foundation of the Republic of China Yao Leeh ter Political Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of China 2017 2019 Yao Mingming Former member of K pop group BLK and C pop Group UNINEYiu Claire Yiu a Hong Kong actress Edward Yiu a Hong Kong scholar and politician Raymond Yiu a Hong Kong composer Yiu Cheuk Yin a Hong Kong footballer Yiu Ho Ming a Hong Kong footballer Yiu Si wing a Hong Kong lawmaker Yeow Yeow Chai Tiam Malaysian politician References Edit Southern Song 通志 氏族略 records 姚姓 虞之姓也 虞帝生於姚墟 故因生以為姓 in Chinese 公安部统计分析显示 王姓成为我国第一大姓 Learning of the Chinese culture the Yao dynasty This page lists people with the surname Yao If an internal link intending to refer to a specific person led you to this page you may wish to change that link by adding the person s given name s to the link Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Yao surname amp oldid 1042148515, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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