Dǒng

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Dǒng (Chinese: ; pinyin: Dǒng; Cantonese: Tung/Tong) is a surname of Chinese origin. DONG is from a Chinese character that also means ‘to supervise’ or ‘to manage’. The story goes that in the 23rd Century BC, an adviser to the emperor Shun was given this surname due to his ability to supervise and train dragons. In 2019, it was the 35th most common surname in Mainland China, shared by 6,770,000 people or 0.510% of the population.[1]

RomanizationDong, Tung
Origin
Word/nameChina
Meaning"To Supervise/Manage"
Other names
Anglicisation(s)Dong, Tung

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