This name for girls is composed of two Chinese herbal plants: zhi angelica and ruo pollia. The ancient Chinese likened beauties to herbal plants, plus the name has a pleasant sound, and has become even more popular after Wuxia-novel master Jin Yong gave it to a character. Also the name of a popular female character written by Jin Yong, Yu Yan is drawn from the phrase yu xiao yan ran , which describes women who have beautiful smiles. This is the name of the famous modern female Chinese poet and architect Lin Huiyin She later changed the character in her name to avoid being confused with a male author whose name has similar characters. Many Chinese names can be for both genders, and Wang Shu is one such example.
Some of these cultures share similar beliefs, traditions, and even languages. This is one of the reasons why some Asian countries have peoples sharing similar names and name etymology. Many Asian countries were once occupied by European nations, which is why some countries have people in them whose names are of Greek, Latin, French, or English origin. However, for the purposes of selecting primarily Asian names, popular names influenced by colonizers have been left out of this list. Russia, however, is an exception. Russian names are often influenced by Greek and Latin names, but they have been transformed into their Russian form. An example of this is Ekaterina, which is the Russian form of Catherine.
Browse by Initial Letter. The Three energy is powerful and enthusiastic. These personalities are cheerful, full of self-expression, and often quite emotional. Their joyfulness bubbles over, and their infectious exuberance draws a crowd.
By Guest loveteajuice, March 21, in soompi hangout. Lots of Kevins at my school too. Haha, never met any Asian Vincents, Jennifers, or Kevins.