Monday, October 6, 2008

Mai (surname)

Mai is a surname. Mak, based on its pronunciation, is a popular transliteration of the surname aside from the pinyin transliteration. Other transliterations of the surname include Mack, Mark, and Mac.

Mai was the 39th most common Chinese surname in the 1990 List of common Chinese surnames, but it is no longer in the top 100 list since 2006.

Notable people with the surname 麥

*Alice Mak, Chinese cartoonist and creator of McMug/McDull
*Juno Mak, Hong Kong singer
*Dennis Mak, Hong Kong singer
*Chi Mak, American-Chinese engineer found guilty of conspiracy

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