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Meaning of Chinese names - H

 

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Intonations                                Understanding Chinese names                                  Top 100 surnames

 [hú, ㄏㄨˊ] Often described as [gǔ-yuè Hú] , made up of the radical ‘old’ [gu] and word radical ‘moon’ .[yue] The 15th most common surname (14 million)

 [hú, ㄏㄨˊ] Lake, pond. Other pronunciations include 'Woo, Wu'.

  [hǔ, ㄏㄨˇ] Tiger; more commonly used for males. Other pronunciations include ‘Fu, Haw, Hổ, Houw’.

 [hǔ, ㄏㄨˇ]  Amber.  Other pronunciations include 'Foo, Fu'.

  [huā, ㄏㄨㄚ] Flower, blossom, pattern, spend; Chinese surname As a given name listed amongst the top 50 for females.  Other pronunciations include ‘Fa, Hoa’.

 [huá, ㄏㄨㄚˊ] China, Chinese, splendid, magnificent. As a name it is listed under [huà] below. This is the fourth most commonly used naming word for both males and females.  Other pronunciations include ‘Fah, Hoa, Huah, Hwa, Va, Wa, Wah’.

[huà, ㄏㄨㄚˋ] To become, changed into, convert to, transform. Other pronunciations include “Fa, Fah”.

  [huà, ㄏㄨㄚˋ] Chinese surname. Other pronunciations include ‘Hoa, Huah, Wa, Wah’.

  [huái, ㄏㄨㄞˊ] Think of, cherish, mind, bosom. Other pronunciations include ‘Hoay, Hwai, Wai’.

  [huái, ㄏㄨㄞˊ] It is the name of a river in China.Other pronunciations include ‘Hoay, Hwai, Wai’.

   [huái, ㄏㄨㄞˊ] It is the name of a tree, Sophora japonica.Other pronunciations include ‘Hoài, Hoay, Hwai, Wai’.

  [huān, ㄏㄨㄢ] Happy, exalting, joy, pleased. Other pronunciations include “Fan, Foon”.

,  [huán, ㄏㄨㄢˊ] Bracelet, surround, loop, ring; more commonly used for females. Other pronunciations include ‘Fan, Hoàn, Hwan, Wan’.

  [huàn, ㄏㄨㄢˊ] Shine, glow, brilliant, illustrious; more commonly used for males. Other pronunciations include ‘Fan, Fon, Hoàn, Wan, Wun’.

  [huáng, ㄏㄨㄤˊ] Yellow, The seventh most common surname (31 million).  Other pronunciations include ‘Bong, Eng, Hoàng, Hwang, Huỳnh, Ng, Oei, Oey, Ong, Ooi, Ung, Uong, Uy, Vong, Wang, Wee, Wong’.

   [huáng, ㄏㄨㄤˊ] Brilliant. Other pronunciations include “Hwang, Wong”.

 [huáng, ㄏㄨㄤˊ]  Majestic, grand, Imperial.  Other pronunciations include 'Hwang, Hyunh'.

 [huáng, ㄏㄨㄤˊ] Phoenix.  Other pronunciations include 'Hwang, Hyunh'..

  [huī, ㄏㄨㄟ] brilliant, glorious, splendid. This word is listed amongst the top 50 most commonly used naming word for males.  Other pronunciations include ‘Fai, Fie, Huei, Huy, Wee’.

,    [huī, ㄏㄨㄟ] Bright, radiant. Other pronunciations include ‘Fai, Hoey, Hwee, Huy’.

  [huì, ㄏㄨㄟˋ] Wisdom, intelligence. This word is listed amongst the top 100 most commonly used naming word for females5. Other pronunciations include ‘Tuệ, Wai, Way’.

  [huì, ㄏㄨㄟˋ] Benefit, kindness, kind deeds. This word is listed amongst the top 50 most commonly used naming word for females.  Other pronunciations include ‘Fi, Fui, Huệ, Huey, Hwee, Hwie, Wai, Way’.

 [huì, ㄏㄨㄟˋ] An orchid species, Coumarouna odorata; more commonly used for females. Other pronunciations include ‘Fui, Huệ, Huey, Hwee, Hwie, Wai, Way’.

 Various types of grasses; more commonly used for females. Other pronunciations include "Fei".

  [huó ㄏㄨㄛˊ] Life, live.  Other pronunciations include "Wood".

  [huǒ, ㄏㄨㄛˇ] Fire; Chinese surname. Other pronunciations include “For, Hor”.

 [huǒ, ㄏㄨㄛˇ] Assistant, partner. Other pronunciations include 'for, fhor, phor'.

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