Hung (surname)

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Hung is a non-pinyin romanisation of multiple Chinese surnames, based on different varieties of Chinese.

Romanisations of 洪 and 紅[edit]

Hung is the Mandarin Wade–Giles romanisation of multiple surnames spelled in pinyin as Hóng (, , ).[1] The first two of those surnames are also spelled Hung in Hong Kong Government Cantonese Romanisation (the latter is spelled Wang).

Cantonese romanisation of 熊[edit]

Hung is a Cantonese romanisation of the surname spelled in pinyin as Xióng ().[2] People with this surname include:

  • Hung Yan-yan (熊欣欣; born 1965), Hong Kong martial artist
  • Lynn Hung (熊黛林; born 1980), Hong Kong model and actress

Cantonese romanisation of 孔[edit]

Hung is a Cantonese romanisation of the surname spelled in pinyin as Kǒng ().[2] People with this surname include:

  • Susan Tse (Hung Ling-fook 孔令馥; born 1953), Hong Kong television actress
  • William Hung (孔慶翔; born 1983), Hong Kong-born American former singer

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chao, Sheau-yueh J. (2000). Genealogical Research on Chinese Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company. pp. 85–86.
  2. ^ a b Louie, Emma Woo (1988). Chinese American Names: Tradition and Transition. McFarland. pp. 74, 186. ISBN 9780786438778.