Sha (surname)

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Sha (沙)
PronunciationShā (Mandarin)
Language(s)Chinese
Origin
Language(s)Old Chinese
MeaningSand

Sha is the Mandarin pinyin and Wade–Giles romanization of the Chinese surname written in Chinese character. It is listed 387th in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.[1] As of 2008, it is the 216th most common surname in China, shared by 400,000 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.