How rare names go extinct in China's modern digital age (

If you stop a random person on the street in China, there’s a pretty good chance their surname would be either Wang, Li, Zhang, Liu or Chen.

Fascinating to learn how computers led to the simplification of many peoples names!


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Lyndsie (@speakofqueen)
6 months ago

Wow! The difference between the number of surnames here in the United States versus in China is mind-blowing!

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