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Diao

Diao (刁)
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Pronunciation Diāo (Mandarin)
Language(s) Chinese
Origin
Language(s) Old Chinese
Other names
Variant(s) Tiao

Diao is the Mandarin pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname written in Chinese character. It is romanized as Tiao in Wade–Giles. Diao is listed 148th in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.[1] As of 2008, it is the 245th most common surname in China, shared by 300,000 people.[2]

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ "百家姓" [Hundred Family Surnames] (in Chinese). Guoxue. Retrieved 2014-11-03. 
  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 2014-11-03.