Dōng

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Dōng (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Dōng "East") is a Chinese surname. Its Vietnamese form is Đồng, Đông. It is listed 360th on the Hundred Family Surnames poem.

Dōng
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RomanizationVietnamese: Đồng, Đông
PronunciationDōng ([tʊ́ŋ]) (Mandarin)
Origin
Word/nameDongfang
Meaning"East"
Region of originChina

An origin of Dong is the simplification of the surname Dongfang, which originates from Fu Xi. During the middle Zhou Dynasty, Dongguan (東關) the Ji (姬) family reduce surname to Dong (東) in Jin (晉國). Donghu people (東胡) people get surname Dong (東) with tribe name.

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