Chinese Name Dialectal 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 Dialectal Variants (CDV) which covers millions of romanized variants for each of the following Chinese dialects and subdialects:

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

Chinese Name Dialectal Variants

* Select different dialects by clicking on the tabs below.
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

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)

Related Resources

CEN

Chinese-English Personal Names

Chinese-English database of CJK and Western personal names

CJN

Chinese-Japanese Personal Names

Chinese-Japanese database of CJK and Western personal names

JNV

Japanese Personal Name Variants

Japanese personal names and their romanized variants