Chinese name and gender database

The Chinese database contains 8.379 first names categorized by gender and 9.179 last names. This page shows the list with the most popular names in China and gives background information about the database.

is not ver well organised and only have a few open data initiatives. Countries like have a reasonable quality first name, last name and gender database. Unfortunately we didn't receive an official Chinese name and gender database. The 8.379 first names we detected in Chinese are based on official first names from other countries. We identified the last names by removing the first names from 32.783 public profiles that we found in Chinese open data sources.

Popular Chinese first names for men

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
David 307 1.4% American British Spanish
Kevin 277 1.3% American British Canadian
Michael 263 1.2% American British German
Jason 258 1.2% American British Canadian
Jack 254 1.2% British American Australian
Eric 233 1.1% American French Canadian
Alex 206 1.0% American British German
John 202 0.9% American British Canadian
James 196 0.9% British American Australian
Tony 187 0.9% American British Australian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 32.783 Chinese profiles from which 21.441 (65%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Chinese first names for women

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Li 104 0.9% American British Brazilian
Liu 82 0.7% American Singaporean Taiwanese
Amy 81 0.7% American British Canadian
Jane 76 0.7% British American Canadian
Alice 76 0.7% British American French
Anna 71 0.6% American British Polish
Lisa 64 0.6% American British Canadian
Yu 63 0.6% Japanese American British
Jessica 63 0.6% American British Brazilian
Emily 63 0.6% American British Canadian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 32.783 Chinese profiles from which 11.342 (35%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Chinese last names

Last name Frequency *1 Percentage *1 Alternative countries *2
Wang 1.474 4.5% American British Australian
Zhang 1.317 4.0% American British Australian
Chen 1.086 3.3% American British Australian
Liu 955 2.9% American British Australian
Lee 762 2.3% American British Australian
Yang 642 2.0% American British Australian
Huang 483 1.5% American British Australian
Wong 363 1.1% American British Australian
Zhou 357 1.1% American British Australian
Sun 346 1.1% American British Australian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 32.783 Chinese profiles having 9.179 unique lastnames.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.
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