Leng (surname)

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Leng (冷) Lãnh
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PronunciationLěng (Mandarin) Lãnh
Language(s)Chinese
Origin
Language(s)Old Chinese

Leng is the Mandarin pinyin and Wade–Giles romanization of the Chinese surname written or 领 in Chinese character and Vietnamese surname written Lãnh. It is listed 377th in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.[1] As of 2008, it is the 246th most common surname in China, shared by 300,000 people.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "百家姓" [Hundred Family Surnames] (in Chinese). Guoxue. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  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 2014-10-28.