Lí is a Chinese surname meaning "dawn". It is most common in and South China where it is transliterated as "Lai" , and is one of the four most common surnames among ethnic , which in the Vietnamese language is Lê.
Prominent people with the surname
* Li Yüan-hung, provisional ROC president
* Jimmy Lai, founder of Apple Daily
* Gigi Lai, singer and TVB actress
* Leon Lai, Cantopop singer
* Lai Man-Wai, film director
* Kitson Lai, founder of