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Encyclopedia > Hu (surname)

Hu is a Chinese family name represented by the character 胡. A Chinese surname, also called a clan name or family name (姓, pinyin: x ng; or 氏, shi), is one of the over seven hundred family names used by Han Chinese and Sinicized Chinese ethnic groups. ...

The spelling Hu can be used by numerous less common Chinese family names including but not limited to 胡,瓠,護,戶,扈,虎,呼,忽,斛 etc.

Famous people surnamed Hu: (胡)

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Chinese surname - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2074 words)
Conversely, in some areas, there are different clans with the same surname which are not considered to be related, but even in these cases surname exogamy is generally practiced.
Surname identity and solidarity has declined markedly since the 1930s with the decline of Confucianism and later, the rise of Communism in Mainland China.
During the Cultural Revolution, surname culture was actively persecuted by the government with the destruction of ancestral temples and genealogies.
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BEIJING : Chinese President Hu Jintao was in the forefront of festivities to mark the 110th birthday of late chairman Mao Zedong, whose vision of an...
President Hu Jintao, who is also general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, yesterday called on the nation to carry on the...
Hu Angang, director of the National Conditions Research Center in prestigious Qinghua University in Beijing, said that China had shifted from individual leader...
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