Hua (surname)

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Not to be confused with Hứa in Vietnamese (regarding in simplified Chinese)

Hua is a common transliteration for some Chinese surnames, of which the most common ones are 華/华 (pinyin: Huà) and 花 (pinyin: Huā). The Cantonese romanizations for 華 and 花 are Wah and Fa, respectively. 華, when pronounced in the fourth tone in Mandarin, is exclusively used in the name of Mount Hua and as a surname. The usual pronunciation of 華 is huá, which literally means "prosper" and is used as a reference to the Chinese people. On the other hand, 花 literally means "flower".

Notable people with the surname Huà (华 / 華)[edit]

  • Hua Gang (华岗; 華崗)
  • Hua Guofeng (华国锋; 華國鋒), a Chinese politician, born as Su Zhu.
  • Hua Jianmin (华建敏; 華建敏)
  • Hua Luogeng (华罗庚; 華羅庚), a Chinese mathematician
  • Hua Sui (华燧; 華燧; 1439–1513)
  • Hua Xin (华歆; 華歆; 157–231), former official of Sun Quan and Minister of Cao Wei
  • Hua Xiong (华雄; 華雄; died 191), general under Warlord Dong Zhuo
  • Hua Yanjun (华彦钧; 華彥鈞; 1893–1950), a Chinese musician, also known as "Abing".

Notable fictional people with the surname Huā (花)[edit]