Are (surname)

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Are (Chinese: 阿熱; pinyin: Ārè) is a historical surname from the Western Regions (Xiyu) as described in Chinese history. The Biographies of the Huigu from the Old Book of Tang stated:

The Xiajiasi are what were in ancient times the Kingdom of Jiankun [(堅昆)]. They claimed to be descendants of Li Ling. As their ruler was known as Are, they took the surname of Are.

The surname no longer exists in modern times.