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The most popular names in China (not a John Smith in sight)

The most popular names in China

07·03·2014

The most popular names in China (not a John Smith in sight)

The most popular names in China

07·03·2014

With over one billion people in China, it’s no surprise that every minute there are 32 new children born. That’s 1,920 every hour, 46,080 a day, 322,560 a week, 1,290,240 a month and an amazing 15,482,880 new born children ever year–yes, I have a calculator. But what are the parents of China calling their new born sons and daughters?

We have taken data from China Whisper and have found the most popular names in China right now.

Rank – Chinese Spelling – English Spelling – Meaning – Gender – No. of people with that name.

TOP 25 names in China

1 张伟 Zhang Wei (Great) – Male 290,607

2 王伟 Wang Wei (Great) -Male  281,568

3 王芳 Wang Fang (aromatous) – Female 268,268

4 李伟 Li Wei (Great) -Male 260,980

5 王秀英 Wang Xiu Ying (elegant & brave) – Female 246,737

6 李秀英 Li Xiu Ying (elegant & brave) – Female 244,637

7 李娜 Li Na (elegant) – Female 244,223

8 张秀英 Zhang Xiu Ying (elegant & brave) – Female 236,266

9 刘伟 Liu Wei (Great) -Male 234,352

10 张敏 Zhang Min (Quick) – Female 233,708

11 李静 Li Jing (Quiet) – Female 232,686

12 张丽 Zhang Li (Beautiful)  – Female 232,533

13 王静 Wang Jing (Quiet)  – Female 231,914

14 王丽 Wang Li (Beautiful) – Female 226,724

15 李强 Li Qiang (Strong) -Male  223,950

16 张静 Zhang Jing (Quiet) – Female  221,483

17 李敏 Li Min (Quick) – Female 213,606

18 王敏 Wang Min (Quick) – Female 213,603

19 王磊 Wang lei (Rock pile) -Male 209,757

20 李军 Li Jun (Army) -Male 199,772

21 刘洋 Liu Yang (Ocean) – Female 199,642

22 王勇 Wang Yong (Brave) -Male 198,720

23 张勇 Zhang Yong (Brave) -Male 197,859

24 王艳 Wang Yan (Glamorous) – Female 194,371

25 李杰 Li Jie (Hero) -Male 191,759