Deng (surname)


Deng (surname)
This surname should not be confused with the surnames Teng (滕) or Táng (唐).

Deng (Chinese) is an East Asian surname. It is a transcription of (simplified Chinese character) or (traditional). It is transliteted as Dèng in pinyin and Teng in Wade-Giles. In Cantonese, it is Dahng in Yale and Dang6 in Jyutping. In Minnan or Taiwanese, it is Tēng in Pe̍h-ōe-jī. The surname originating from the same Chinese character in Vietnamese is Đặng and it is one of the top ten surnames in Vietnam. The name is transliterated as Deung in Korean but is very rare in Korea. Deng is one of the surnames in Nanyang Tang (南陽堂).

In addition to spelling "Deng" used in mainland China, other common Chinese spelling variations include:

(2) Deng is a first or last name used among the tribes of Southern Sudan. It's shared by the Dinkas, Nuers and shilluk. Its meaning various for instant, in Dinka, it means "Rain" and it also refers to heavens or God. The Dinkas believe that the most powerful God, god of all gods is 'Deng". It's the most commonly found name in Dinka.

Notable persons with the surname Deng (邓/鄧) or its variants

This surname should not be confused with the surnames Teng (滕) or Táng (唐).

Deng (Chinese) is an East Asian surname. It is a transcription of 邓 (simplified Chinese character) or 鄧 (traditional). It is transliterated as Dèng in pinyin and Teng in Wade-Giles. In Cantonese, it is Dahng in Yale and Dang6 in Jyutping. In Minnan or Taiwanese, it is Tēng in Pe̍h-ōe-jī. The surname originating from the same Chinese character in Vietnamese is Đặng and it is one of the top ten surnames in Vietnam. The name is transliterated as Deung in Korean but is very rare in Korea. Deng is one of the surnames in Nanyang Tang (南陽堂).

In addition to spelling "Deng" used in mainland China, other common Chinese spelling variations include:

Tang - Romanization based on Cantonese spelling common in Hong Kong Teng - Romanization based on Wade-Giles transliteration of Mandarin Chinese common spelling in Taiwan

(2) Deng is a first or last name used among the tribes of Southern Sudan. It's shared by the Dinkas, Nuers and shilluk. Its meaning various for instant, in Dinka, it means "Rain" and it also refers to heavens or God. The Dinkas believe that the most powerful God, god of all gods is 'Deng". It's the most commonly found name in Dinka. Notable persons with the surname Deng (邓/鄧) or its variants

Deng Xiaoping, former Communist Party of China leader Deng Pufang, son of Deng Xiaoping Deng Nan, daughter of Deng Xiaoping Deng Ai, Wei general during the Three Kingdoms period Kent Deng, economic historian and writer Deng Ming-Dao, Taoist author Deng Shichang, Qing Dynasty admiral Deng Shiru (鄧石如), calligrapher and seal carver Deng Yingchao, wife of Zhou Enlai Deng Yaping, table tennis player Alan Kwong-wing Tang (鄧光榮), actor and movie producer Tang Wing Cheung (鄧永祥), birth name of Cantonese opera and film actor Sun Ma Sze Tsang (新馬師曾) H. T. Teng, Taiwanese ichthyologist Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer Si-an Deng, a Chinese-Canadian badminton player Wendi Deng, Chinese-American businesswoman and current wife of billionaire Rupert Murdoch Deng Maoqi (鄧茂七), leader of a tenant rebellion in Fujian at the end of the 1440s Lydia Dunn, Baroness Dunn, a crossbench British Peer Sheren Tang (鄧萃雯), Hong Kong TVB actress Lee C. Teng, Chinese/Taiwanese scientist G.E.M.(鄧紫棋), HK Cantopop Singer-Songwriter

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