Hao (surname)

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Hao (郝)
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PronunciationHǎo (Mandarin)
Language(s)Old Chinese
Other names

Hao is the Mandarin pinyin and Wade–Giles romanization of the Chinese surname written in Chinese characters. It is listed 77th in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.[1] As of 2008, it is the 82nd most common surname in China, shared by 2.7 million people.[2]

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  1. ^ "百家姓" [Hundred Family Surnames] (in Chinese). Guoxue. Retrieved 2014-09-16.
  2. ^ "中国最新300大姓排名(2008)" [300 most common surnames in China (2008)] (in Chinese). Taiwan.cn. 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2014-09-18.