Shi (surname)

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Shi ([ʂɻ̩])) or Shih is the romanization of several Chinese surnames, including 石, 史, 師, 時, 士, 釋, and 施. Several of these are common Chinese surnames. As with other surnames in Asian cultures, the surname is written before the given name.

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Shì in Pinyin.

  • Shi Ci (士賜), the administrator of Rinan Commandery in the Eastern Han dynasty
    • Shi Xie (士燮) (137–226), Shi Ci's son and the administrator of Jiaozhi Commandery in the Eastern Han dynasty and early Three Kingdoms period
      • Shi Xin (士廞), Shi Xie's eldest son
      • Shi Zhi (士祗), Shi Xie's second son
      • Shi Hui (士徽) (165–227), Shi Xie's third son and successor as the administrator of Jiaozhi Commandery in the early Three Kingdoms period
      • Shi Gan (士幹), Shi Xie's fourth son
      • Shi Song (士頌), Shi Xie's fifth son
    • Shi Hui (士䵋), Shi Xie's brother and the Administrator of Jiuzhen Commandery in the Eastern Han dynasty
    • Shi Yi (士壹), Shi Xie's brother and the administrator of Hepu Commandery in the Eastern Han dynasty
      • Shi Kuang (士匡), Shi Yi's son
    • Shi Wu (士武), Shi Xie's brother and the administrator of Nanhai Commandery in the Eastern Han dynasty

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Shí in Pinyin.

  • Howard S.H. Shyr (石世豪), Chairperson of National Communications Commission of the Republic of China (2012–2016)
  • Jeffrey "Trump" Shih (石謙和), American Hearthstone player
  • Shi Feng (石峰), Chinese swimmer, who competed for China at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
  • Shi Hongjun (石鸿俊), Chinese footballer
  • Shi Ke (石柯), Chinese footballer
  • Shi Le (石勒), a Later Zhao ruler from among the Jie
  • Shi Shen (石申), a Wei astronomer
  • Shi Shouxin (石守信), a military general in imperial China, first serving the Later Zhou during the last years of the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Shi Xiaotian (石笑天), Chinese football player who currently plays for Chinese Super League
  • Shi Xin Hui (石欣卉), a Malaysian singer, who was one of the five popular new talents emerged from the Channel U's popular singing talent show, Project Superstar 2005 in Singapore
  • Shi Yao (石瑶), Chinese female ice hockey goaltender
  • Shi Zhiyong (weightlifter, born 1980) (石智勇), Chinese weightlifter, Olympic Champion during the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Shi Zhiyong (weightlifter, born 1993) (石智勇), Chinese weightlifter, Olympic Champion during the 2016 Summer Olympics
  • Shi Zongyuan (石宗源), ethnic Hui, was a politician of the People's Republic of China
  • Shih Chih-wei (石志偉), Taiwanese baseball player for the Lamigo Monkeys
  • Shih Kien (石堅), Hong Kong-based Chinese actor
  • Shih Su-mei (石素梅), Taiwanese politician, Minister of the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (2008-2016)

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shǐ in Pinyin

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shī in pinyin

  • Shi Hairong (施海荣)
  • Shi Haoran, (施浩然), aChinese swimmer who competed for Team China at the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Shi Yiguang (施夷光), or better known as Xi Shi (西施) one of the renowned Four Beauties of ancient China.
  • Shi Jianqiao (施剑翘), the daughter of the Chinese military officer Shi Congbin, whose killing she avenged by assassinating the former warlord Sun Chuanfang
  • Shi Tingmao (施廷懋), a Chinese diver representing Chongqing diving team
  • Shih Wing-ching (施永青), a Hong Kong businessman
  • Shi Zhecun (施蛰存), a Chinese author and journal editor in Shanghai during the 1930s
  • Shih Chih-ming (施治明), a Taiwanese politician of the Kuomintang party
  • Shih Chin-tien (施金典), a Taiwanese baseball player who currently plays for Uni-President Lions of Chinese Professional Baseball League
  • Shih Ming-teh (施明德), political activist in Taiwan and was once a political prisoner for 25-and-a-half years

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Shì in pinyin

釋 / 释[edit]

Shì in pinyin

釋 is a common surname for Chinese Buddhist monks and nuns. The practice started with the monk Dao'an (312–385), who advocated that all monks and nuns adopt 釋 as their surname, from the Chinese abbreviation of Gautama Buddha's title, Shijiamounifo (釋迦牟尼佛 "Śākyamuni").