Chong (surname)

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As a surname, Chong may refer to:

Chong is the 19th-most-common surname among Chinese Singaporeans, with 23,100 bearers in the year 2000.[1] There were 10,740 Chongs found by the year 2000 US Census, ranking Chong 2,561st most common overall and 96th most common among Asians and Pacific Islanders.[2] Chong was also listed among the 200-most-common peculiarly Chinese surnames in a 2010 survey of the Registered Persons Database of Canadian health card recipients in the province of Ontario.[3]

List of persons with the surname[edit]


  1. ^ Statistics Singapore. "Popular Chinese Surnames in Singapore".
  2. ^ US Census Bureau. 2000 US Census. Op. cit. Butler, Rhett. "Most Common Last Names for Asians and Pacific Islanders in the U.S." 2008. Accessed 16 Apr 2012.
  3. ^ Shah, B. R.; Chiu, M.; Amin, S.; Ramani, M.; Sadry, S.; Tu, J. V. (2010). "Surname lists to identify South Asian and Chinese ethnicity from secondary data in Ontario, Canada: A validation study". BMC Medical Research Methodology. 10: 42. doi:10.1186/1471-2288-10-42. PMC 2877682. PMID 20470433.