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What’s in a surname? New study explores what the evolution of names reveals about China"China stands unique with a 4,000-year history of recorded surnames stretching back to the Xia Dynasty of the 21st to 16th centuries BC."(tags:culture )
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10 Of The Most Common Surnames In The World

Odd : The Presurfer (3 years ago)

A surname is a name added to a given name and is part of a personal name. In many cases, a surname is a family name. In some cultures, the surname may be a patronymic or matronymic. Some cultures, for example the Burmese, large popu... Read Post

What's in a surname? New study explores what the evolution of names reveals about China

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

What can surnames tell us about the culture, genetics and history of our society? That is the question being answered by Chinese researchers who have traced the evolution of surnames across China. Read Post

What's in a surname? New study explores what the evolution of names reveals about China

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

What can surnames tell us about the culture, genetics and history of our society? That is the question being answered by Chinese researchers who have traced the evolution of surnames across China.The research, published in the Ameri... Read Post


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