Chinese (Cantonese) Submitted Names

Cantonese names are used in southeast China (including Hong Kong and Macau). Note that depending on the Chinese characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Chinese names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Amoe f Hawaiian, Chinese (Cantonese)
Hawaiian form of the Cantonese Amoy (Ah Mooi), meaning "younger sister".
Camus m French (Rare), Chinese (Cantonese, Rare, ?)
Transferred use of the surname Camus.
Daat m Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese Chinese form of 達 (see Da).... [more]
Heyi m Chinese (Cantonese)
legendary name very rare and endangered
Hins 敬轩 m Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Jingxuan.
Hoi m & f Chinese (Cantonese)
Means "ocean" and is often combined with a second character to form a given name. For example, the female name 海婷 (Hoi Ting).
Jer m & f English, Chinese (Cantonese), Taiwanese
As an English masculine name, it can be used as a diminutive for names beginning with Jer-, like Jerry, Jerome or Jeremy.... [more]
Kai-shek 介石 m & f Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Jieshi, notably borne by the Chinese politician, revolutionary, and military leader Chiang Kai-shek (1887-1975), also known as Jiang Jieshi, the first president of Taiwan; he was previously the leader of mainland China from 1928 until 1949, when the Kuomintang nationalist government was defeated in the Chinese Civil War by the Chinese Communist Party, led by the founder of the People's Republic of China, Mao Zedong.
Kar Ling 嘉玲 f & m Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Jialing.
Mogeli 莫格利, 莫克利 m Chinese, Chinese (Cantonese), Literature, Popular Culture
Mainland Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese form of Mowgli. It is also the titular alias of the hero in the Chinese comedy tv show “My Mowgli Boy”.
Pui f & m Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Hakka)
Meaning unknown. A notable name bearer was a former CBeebies presenter Pui Fan Lee who ran from (2002-2009).
She f Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Shi.
Suk-yee 淑怡 f Chinese (Cantonese)
淑 suk6 - "Warm and virtuous". 怡 ji4 - "Harmony / Pleased"
Tat m Chinese (Hokkien), Chinese (Cantonese, Rare)
Hokkien Chinese form and Cantonese Chinese variant transcription of 達 (see Da and Daat).... [more]
Wo m & f Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese Chinese form of 和 (see He).... [more]
Yanmi f Chinese (Cantonese)
Means "elegant and clever" In Cantonese Chinese.
Yanmu f Chinese (Cantonese)
Means "perfect" in Cantonese Chinese.
Yun-fat 润发, 潤發 m Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Runfa. This name is borne by the Hong Kong actor Chow Yun-fat (1955-).