Geng (surname)

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Geng is the Mandarin pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname written in Chinese character. It is romanized as Keng in Wade–Giles. Geng is listed 350th in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.[1] As of 2008, it is the 139th most common surname in China, shared by 990,000 people.[2]

Geng (耿)
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PronunciationGěng (Mandarin)
Language(s)Chinese
Origin
Language(s)Old Chinese
Other names
Variant form(s)Keng

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "百家姓" [Hundred Family Surnames] (in Chinese). Guoxue. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  2. ^ 中国最新300大姓排名(2008) [300 most common surnames in China (2008)] (in Chinese). Taiwan.cn. 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2014-10-28.