Chinese Name Dialectical Variants

Chinese Name Dialectical Variants

Over 40 million entries

Covers four dialects

Gender and type codes

Overview

 

To complement our Database of Chinese Personal Name Variants, which focuses on Mandarin, CJKI maintains a separate Database of Chinese Name Dialectical Variants (CDV) which covers millions of romanized variants for each of the following Chinese dialects and subdialects:

  • Cantonese, covering formal and many informal informal and popular romanizations
  • Hokkien, or Southern Min, covering especially the Taiwanese and Xiamen/Amoy subdialects
  • Hakka, covering dozens of subdialects such as Sixian and Hailu
  • Hainanese, a popular Min subdialect, covering ten subdialects

CDV includes also includes classification codes, frequency of occurrence statistics, and gender codes.

 

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Mandarin Name Variants

SCTCRomanPinyinTypeGender
一剑一劍IchienyījiànGM
一剑一劍YijianyījiànGM
一剑一劍YijyanyījiànGM
一剑一劍YitsienyījiànGM
千晓千曉ChienhsiaoqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉ChyansyauqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉CiansiaoqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉QianxiaoqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉TsiensiaoqiānxiǎoGF
庆世慶世ChingshihqìngshìGM
庆世慶世ChingshrqìngshìGM
庆世慶世CingshihqìngshìGM
庆世慶世QingshiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世TsingshihqìngshìGM
新安新安Hsinanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sinanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sinnganxīn'ānGM
新安新安Syinanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Xinanxīn'ānGM
波雁波雁BoyanbōyànGF
波雁波雁BwoyanbōyànGF
波雁波雁PoyenbōyànGF
渊业淵業YuanyeyuānyèGM
渊业淵業YuanyehyuānyèGM
渊业淵業YwanyeyuānyèGM
知有知有ChihyuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有JhihyouzhīyǒuGM
知有知有JryouzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZhiyouzhīyǒuGM
WanwànSGU
SansānSGM
JenrénSGM
RenrénSGM

 

 

 

Cantonese Name Variants

SCTCRomanPinyinTypeGender
一剑一劍IatgeemyījiànGM
一剑一劍IatkeemyījiànGM
一剑一劍IatkimyījiànGM
一剑一劍IutgeemyījiànGM
一剑一劍IutkeemyījiànGM
一剑一劍IutkimyījiànGM
一剑一劍JatgimyījiànGM
一剑一劍JutgeemyījiànGM
一剑一劍JutkeemyījiànGM
一剑一劍JutkimyījiànGM
一剑一劍YatgimyījiànGM
一剑一劍YatkimyījiànGM
一剑一劍YutgeemyījiànGM
一剑一劍YutgimyījiànGM
一剑一劍YutkeemyījiànGM
一剑一劍YutkimyījiànGM
千晓千曉CeenhiwqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉CheenhiuqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉CheenhiwqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉ChinhiuqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉ChinhiwqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉CinhiuqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉TseenhiuqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉TseenhiwqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉TsheenhiwqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉TshinhiwqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉TsinhiuqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉TsinhiwqiānxiǎoGF
庆世慶世HingsaiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世HingsayqìngshìGM
庆世慶世HingshaiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世HingshayqìngshìGM
新安新安Sanonxīn'ānGM
新安新安Shanonxīn'ānGM
新安新安Shanornxīn'ānGM
新安新安Shunonxīn'ānGM
新安新安Shunornxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sunonxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sunornxīn'ānGM
波雁波雁BawngarnbōyànGF
波雁波雁BohaanbōyànGF
波雁波雁BohngaanbōyànGF
波雁波雁BohnganbōyànGF
波雁波雁BongaanbōyànGF
波雁波雁BonganbōyànGF
波雁波雁BongarnbōyànGF
波雁波雁BornganbōyànGF
波雁波雁BorngarnbōyànGF
波雁波雁PawngarnbōyànGF
波雁波雁PohnganbōyànGF
波雁波雁PohngarnbōyànGF
波雁波雁PonganbōyànGF
波雁波雁PongarnbōyànGF
波雁波雁PornganbōyànGF
波雁波雁PorngarnbōyànGF
渊业淵業IuenieepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IueniipyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IuenjeepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IuenyeepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IynieepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IyniipyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IynjeepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IynyeepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IyunieepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IyuniipyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IyunjeepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IyunyeepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業JuenieepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業JueniipyuānyèGM
渊业淵業JuenjeepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業JuenyeepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業JynjipyuānyèGM
渊业淵業JyunjipyuānyèGM
渊业淵業YuenyipyuānyèGM
渊业淵業YunyipyuānyèGM
渊业淵業YynieepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業YyniipyuānyèGM
渊业淵業YynjeepyuānyèGM
渊业淵業YynyeepyuānyèGM
知有知有CheeiauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有CheeyauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ChiiauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ChiyauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DjeeiauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DjiiauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DzeeiauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DzeeyauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DzijauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DziyauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有JeeiauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有JiyauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TseeiauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TseeyauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TsiiauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TsiyauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TszyauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZeeiauzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZijauzhīyǒuGM
MaanwànSGU
ManwànSGU
MarnwànSGU
SaamsānSGM
SamsānSGM
SarmsānSGM
ShaamsānSGM
ShamsānSGM
SharmsānSGM
IanrénSGM
IunrénSGM
JanrénSGM
JunrénSGM
YanrénSGM
YunrénSGM

 

 

Hokkien Name Variants

SCTCRomanPinyinTypeGender
一剑一劍ChitkiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍IdgiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍ItkiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍TsitkiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍ZidgiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍ZitkiamyījiànGM
千晓千曉ChhianhiauqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉CianhiauqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉TshianhiauqiānxiǎoGF
庆世慶世KhengsiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KhingsiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KingsiqìngshìGM
新安新安Sinanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sinuanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sinuannxīn'ānGM
波雁波雁PhoganbōyànGF
波雁波雁PogganbōyànGF
波雁波雁PorghanbōyànGF
渊业淵業IanggiapyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IanghiapyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IangiapyuānyèGM
渊业淵業KendiapyuānyèGM
知有知有ChaiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ChaiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TsaiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TsaiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZaiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZaiuzhīyǒuGM
BanwànSGU
BbanwànSGU
BhanwànSGU
DansānSGM
SamsānSGM
SansānSGM
SannsānSGM
JinrénSGM
LinrénSGM
RinrénSGM

 

Hakka Name Variants

SCTCRomanPinyinTypeGender
一剑一劍GaugiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍IdgiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍IdgiangyījiànGM
一剑一劍IdgimyījiànGM
一剑一劍IgienyījiànGM
一剑一劍IkienyījiànGM
一剑一劍ItkiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍ItkiangyījiànGM
一剑一劍ItkimyījiànGM
一剑一劍KaukiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍RhidgiamyījiànGM
千晓千曉ChhienhiauqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉ChhiienhiauqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉CienhiauqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉QienhiauqiānxiǎoGF
庆世慶世KhiangseqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KhiangsuqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KhinseqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KhinsuqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KiangseqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KiangsheqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KiangshiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KiangsiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KiangsiiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KinseqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KinsheqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KinshiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KinsiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KinsiiqìngshìGM
新安新安Siinanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Siinmxīn'ānGM
新安新安Siinnguanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Siinonxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sinanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Singvangxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sinonxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sinuanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sngvangxīn'ānGM
新安新安Xinanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Xinmxīn'ānGM
新安新安Xinnguanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Xinonxīn'ānGM
新安新安Xngvangxīn'ānGM
波雁波雁BboonganbōyànGF
波雁波雁BonganbōyànGF
波雁波雁BongangbōyànGF
波雁波雁BongianbōyànGF
波雁波雁BongienbōyànGF
波雁波雁BoonganbōyànGF
波雁波雁BoongianbōyànGF
波雁波雁BorhenbōyànGF
波雁波雁PhongianbōyànGF
波雁波雁PhongienbōyànGF
波雁波雁PonganbōyànGF
波雁波雁PongangbōyànGF
波雁波雁PongianbōyànGF
波雁波雁PongienbōyànGF
波雁波雁PoongienbōyànGF
波雁波雁PorhenbōyànGF
渊业淵業IanngiabyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IanngiapyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IenngiabyuānyèGM
渊业淵業IenngiapyuānyèGM
渊业淵業RhanngiabyuānyèGM
渊业淵業RhenngiabyuānyèGM
渊业淵業VienngiabyuānyèGM
知有知有ChiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ChuiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DeriuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DiieuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DirhiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DiriuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DiyiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TeriuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TiieuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZhiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZhirhiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZiiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZiiuzhīyǒuGM
BbanwànSGU
ManwànSGU
UanwànSGU
VanwànSGU
VangwànSGU
SamsānSGM
SansānSGM
SangsānSGM
InrénSGM
RhinrénSGM

 

Hainanese Name Variants

SCTCRomanPinyinTypeGender
一剑一劍IdgiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍IdginyījiànGM
一剑一劍IgengyījiànGM
一剑一劍IkegyījiànGM
一剑一劍ItkiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍ItkinyījiànGM
一剑一劍JiakiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍JiakinyījiànGM
一剑一劍JiakkiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍YiaggiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍YiagiamyījiànGM
一剑一劍YiaginyījiànGM
千晓千曉SaihhiaoqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉SaihiauqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉SaiiaoqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉SaiiauqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉SaijiauqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉SaisiaoqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉SaisiauqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉SaiyiaoqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉SinhhiaoqiānxiǎoGF
千晓千曉SinhiauqiānxiǎoGF
庆世慶世HengdiqìngshìGM
庆世慶世KhegtiqìngshìGM
新安新安Dinanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Dinangxīn'ānGM
新安新安Dinuaxīn'ānGM
新安新安Siagagxīn'ānGM
新安新安Siangangxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sinamxīn'ānGM
新安新安Sinanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Tinagxīn'ānGM
新安新安Tinanxīn'ānGM
新安新安Tinoaxīn'ānGM
波雁波雁BogagbōyànGF
波雁波雁BogambōyànGF
波雁波雁BoganbōyànGF
波雁波雁BonanbōyànGF
波雁波雁BongambōyànGF
波雁波雁BonganbōyànGF
波雁波雁BongangbōyànGF
渊业淵業IngiabyuānyèGM
渊业淵業InngiabyuānyèGM
渊业淵業JeggaeyuānyèGM
渊业淵業JinnityuānyèGM
渊业淵業YengngeyuānyèGM
渊业淵業YinnidyuānyèGM
知有知有CiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有CijiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有CiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DaiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DaiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有DaiyiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TaiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TaijiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有TaiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有VaiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZiiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZiuzhīyǒuGM
知有知有ZiyiuzhīyǒuGM
BanwànSGU
MagwànSGU
MangwànSGU
VagwànSGU
VamwànSGU
VanwànSGU
VangwànSGU
DasānSGM
DamsānSGM
DansānSGM
SasānSGM
SamsānSGM
TasānSGM
TamsānSGM
TansānSGM
JinrénSGM
YinrénSGM

 

Practical Applications

CDV is used for identifying, processing and normalizing names and their numerous romanized variants and is indispensable in a variety of applications, including:

Improving accuracy of machine translation

Security applications

Database cleansing and normalization

Query processing by search engines

Named-entity resolution

Anti-money laundering (AML)

fraud detection by financial institutions

Related Resources

Chinese-English Personal Names

Chinese-English database of CJK and Western personal names

Chinese-Japanese Personal Names

Chinese-Japanese database of CJK and Western personal names

Japanese Personal Name Variants

Japanese personal names and their romanized variants

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