Dong (surname)


Dong (surname)

Dong (董 in pinyin: Dǒng; Standard Romanization (Cantonese): Tung) is a common Chinese family names.

Prominent people with the family name Dong 董

* Tung Chao Yung (董浩雲), Onassis of the Orient.
* Tung Chee Hwa (董建華), the first Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
* Dong Qiao (董橋), Chinese writer
* Dong Fangzhuo (董方卓). Chinese football striker.

Historic

*Dong Zhongshu (董仲舒) a Han Dynasty scholar
*Dong Zhuo (董卓) a warlord during the late Eastern Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms Period in ancient China.
*Dong Yuan (董源) (c.934 – c.962) chinese painter
*Dong Qichang (董其昌) (1555 – 1636) painter, scholar, calligrapher, and art theorist of the later period of the Ming Dynasty.
*Tung Ying-chieh (董英杰) (1898 – 1961) tai chi teacher
*Dong Hu Ling (董虎岭) (1918 – 1992) tai chi teacher


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dong (Chinese surname) — Dong Family name Region of origin China Dong (董 in pinyin: Dǒng; Standard Romanization (Cantonese): Tung) is a common Chinese family name. origin 董; Liaoning state people Shu An(叔安) s offspring Dong Fu(董父) has surname Dong (董) Dong (董) is Chu… …   Wikipedia

  • Dong — may refer to: Asian languages Vietnamese đồng (₫), the currency unit of Vietnam Dong people (侗族), an ethnic minority group in China Dong language Dong Lake, a lake in the Hunan Province of China Dong quai, a medicinal herb Dong (동 or 洞), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Dong (Vietnamese surname) — Dong is a surname of Vietnamese (or Sino Vietnamese) origin, it is the anglicized variation of the surname Đồng or Đổng. In Chinese, Đồng is transliterated as Tong and Đổng is transliterated as Dong. Reference Đổng Trọng Thư (Dong Zhongshu).… …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese surname — Chinese family names have been historically used by Han Chinese and Sinicized Chinese ethnic groups in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and among overseas Chinese communities. In ancient times two types of surnames, family names (Chinese: 姓;… …   Wikipedia

  • Yuan (surname) — Yuan (, Audio|zh yuan2.ogg|pronunciation) is a Chinese surname ranked 37th in China by population.Is Yuen in Canton and Hong Kong, Cantonese Phonetic is Yuen . [Chinese surnames pronounced yuán which still exist include: , , , , , and ; surnames… …   Wikipedia

  • Yang (surname) — Yang is the transcription of the Chinese family name 楊 / 杨. It is the sixth most common surname in Mainland China.[citation needed] Contents 1 Characters 2 …   Wikipedia

  • Zheng (surname) — Zhèng / Zheng4 (Hanyu Pinyin) or Cheng (Wade Giles) is a Chinese word. It means solemn , formal , or serious . It is a Chinese family name. And it is the name of an ancient state in today s Honan. It is written as 鄭 in traditional Chinese script… …   Wikipedia

  • Buu Dong — In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Nguyễn, but is often simplified to Nguyen in English language text. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should properly be referred to by the given name Bửu Đồng. John Baptiste Bửu Đồng (surname …   Wikipedia

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.