Bai (surname)

Family name
Meaning "white" (color)
Region of origin China

Bái is the pinyin romanisation of the common Chinese surname , meaning the colour white. With its variants, Bai was ranked 79th within the list of common Chinese surnames in 2006, down from 70th in 1990.

Another surname, , is written with a character normally pronounced as "Bǎi ", but as a surname is properly pronounced "Bó", according to the ancient reading of the character.


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