In Search of your Asian Roots

In Search of your Asian Roots

Genealogical Research on Chinese Surnames

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Explores related topics of Chinese-American genealogy and Chinese onomastics. Describes the history of Chinese surnames, and gives a genealogical analysis of some 600 Chinese surnames. Each surname sketch depicts the origin of the name, various locales associated with it, and reasons behind alterations. Includes an annotated bibliography of Chinese and English language sources, a glossary, and a chronology of Chinese history, as well as separate indexes to family names, authors, titles, and Chinese-character stroke numbers. The author is a librarian on the staff of the Newman Library of Baruch College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Baltimore, MD : Reprinted for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Pub. Co., 2000
ISBN: 9780806349466
Branch Call Number: G 929.1072 CHA
Characteristics: xvii, 323 p. ; 22 cm


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