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Encyclopedia > Ouyang (surname)

Ouyang, (also O'Young, Owyang, Au Yong, Auyong, Au Yeung) ( Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ...Simplified Chinese: 欧, Traditional Chinese characters are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ...Traditional Chinese: ) is one of the most common two_character A Chinese surname, also called a clan name or family name (Chinese: 姓; pinyin: or 氏; shì), is one of the over seven hundred family names used by Han Chinese and Sinicized Chinese ethnic groups. ...Chinese surnames in the world, although for a surname, it falls out of the top two hundred as documented by the Language Publication Society, Beijing  listen? ( Chinese: 北京; pinyin: ; Wade_Giles: Pei_ching; ; Postal System Pinyin: Peking), is the capital city of the Peoples Republic of China. ...Beijing, in 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...1990. It constitutes one of the twenty_over two_character surnames that survived till modern times.


The Alternative meaning: Song Dynasty (420_479) The Song dynasty (Chinese: 宋朝) was a ruling dynasty in China from 960_1279. ...Song Dynasty historian Ouyang Xiu traced the Ouyang surname to Di, a prince of Yue was a state in China which existed during the Spring and Autumn Period. ...Yue. After his state was extinguished by the state of State of Chu (small seal script, 220 BC) Chu (楚), originally known as Jing (荆) and then Jingchu (荆楚), was an independent state that existed during Chinas Spring and Autumn period and, subsequently, the Warring States period. ...Chu, Di was given a feoff in what is now southern Jiangsu (Simplified Chinese: 江苏; Traditional Chinese: 江蘇; pinyin: Jiāngsū; Wade_Giles: Chiang_su; Postal System Pinyin: Kiangsu) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China, located along the east coast of the country. ...Jiangsu. He was called Marquis of Ouyangting (欧阳亭侯) and his descendants came to be surnamed Ouyang. Traditionally, Di's ancestry can be traced through his father Wujiang (无疆), the King of Yue, to the semi_legendary In the television series Stargate SG_1, Yu is portrayed as a Goauld System Lord. ...Yu the Great.


In terms of distribution Ouyangs have mostly been confined to southern China, especially the areas of southern Jiangxi (Chinese: 江西; pinyin: Jiāngxī; Wade_Giles: Chiang_hsi; Postal System Pinyin: Kiangsi) is a southern province of the Peoples Republic of China, spanning from the banks of the Chang Jiang (Yangtze) in the north into hillier areas in the south. ...Jiangxi, central Not to be confused with the unrelated province of Hebei Hubei (Chinese: 湖北; pinyin: Húběi; Wade_Giles: Hu_pei, also seen as Hupeh), abbreviated to 鄂 (pinyin: È, WG: O), a province of the Peoples Republic of China, lies to the north of the Dongting Lake, giving it the...Hubei and eastern Not to be confused with the unrelated provinces of Hainan and Hunan Henan (Chinese: 河南; pinyin: Hénán; Wade_Giles: Ho_nan), is a province of the Peoples Republic of China, located in the central part of the country. ...Henan, with smaller pockets in Guangdong (Simplified Chinese: 广东; Traditional Chinese: 廣東; pinyin: Guǎngdōng; Wade_Giles: Kuang_tung; Kwangtung in older transliteration; Cantonese: gwong2 dung1), is a province on the south coast of the Peoples Republic of China. ...Guangdong, Sichuan (Chinese: 四川; pinyin: Sìchuān; Wade_Giles: Ssu_ch`uan; non_standard transliteration: Szechwan) is a province in central_western China with its capital at Chengdu. ...Sichuan, Not to be confused with the unrelated provinces of Hainan and Henan Hunan (湖南; pinyin: Húnán) is a province of China, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of the Dongting Lake (hence the name Hunan, meaning south of the lake). Hunan is sometimes called...Hunan and Guangxi (Simplified Chinese: 广西; Traditional Chinese: 廣西; pinyin: Guǎngxī; Wade_Giles: Kuang_hsi; Postal System Pinyin: Kwangsi) is an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China. ...Guangxi. The most prominent of the Ouyang clans historically was undoubtedly that of Yongfeng (永丰) in Jiangxi, which produced a number of scholars who reached prominence in the imperial bureaucracy. Genealogical lineages and family trees have been established for a number of Ouyang clans around China, showing migration patterns from the Song to the The Qing Dynasty (Manchu: daicing gurun; Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: qīng cháo; Wade_Giles: ching chao), sometimes known as the Manchu Dynasty, was founded by the Manchu clan Aisin Gioro, in what is today northeast China expanded into China proper and the surrounding territories of Inner Asia, establishing the...Qing Dynasty.


As with many other two_character Chinese surnames, the words 欧阳 as a pair do not have inherent phrasal meaning. However, by combination of the modern meanings of the individual characters, the name would refer to the "European Sun".


Famous people with this surname

  • Ouyang Xiu
  • Album cover for Jins debut album, The Rest is History Jin Au-Yeung (traditional Chinese: 歐陽靖, simplified Chinese: 欧阳靖, pinyin: Ōuyáng Jìng), also known as Jin tha MC or simply Jin, is a Chinese American rap artist. ...Jin Au_Yeung

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Ouyang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (309 words)
Ouyang, (also O'Young, Owyang, Au Yong, Auyong, Au Yeung, Au Ieong) (Simplified Chinese: 欧阳, Traditional Chinese: 歐陽) is one of the most common two-character Chinese surnames in the world, although for a surname, it falls out of the top two hundred as documented by the Language Publication Society, Beijing, in 1990.
The Song Dynasty historian Ouyang Xiu traced the Ouyang surname to Di, a prince of Yue.
In terms of distribution Ouyangs have mostly been confined to southern China, especially the areas of southern Jiangxi, central Hubei and eastern Henan, with smaller pockets in Guangdong, Sichuan, Hunan and Guangxi.
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