Pei (surname)

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For the surname romanized Pei in Wade–Giles, see Bei (surname).
Pei (裴)
Pronunciation Péi (Mandarin)
Language(s) Chinese
Language(s) Old Chinese

Pei (Chinese: ; pinyin: Péi) is an East Asian surname originating in north China. In 2008, it was the 156th most common surname in mainland China, with at least 830,000 Chinese sharing this name.[1]

There are also people with this surname based on the same Chinese letter in Vietnam (as Bùi) and Korea (as Bae; 배).

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  1. ^ "中国最新300大姓排名(2008 [Statistics on the number of citizens with each surname in China, based on records of National Identity Cards]." 2009-01-06. Accessed 20 Jun 2015.(Chinese)