Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Kandy Wong Notable Name of the Day 2214

Kandy WongShan-yee, 25-year-old Cantopop celebrity in 2013 (born 16 October 1987), Hong Kong 

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Name Category: Creation; Substitution

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Gravis Cheng Notable Name of the Day 2213

Gravis Cheng, Yuen Long, Hong Kong (SCMP letters 15 Jan 2013)

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Name Category: Creation

Monday, 14 January 2019

Hoyan Ip Notable Name of the Day 2212

Hoyan Ip (Ms), UK-based designer (masters graduate at Kingston University, London), Hong Kong. Reference from SCMP article. 

 Hoyan Ip (centre)

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Name Category: Creation; Phonetic-based?

Sunday, 13 January 2019

Ringo Lam Notable Name of the Day 2211

Ringo Lam Chun-chiu, valuation director (property agent), AG Wilkinson & Associates (surveyors), Hong Kong

Of Old English origin, and the name Ringo means "ring".

See many other Ringo names from Hong Kong

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Name Category: Rare; somewhat common in Hong Kong

Saturday, 12 January 2019

Berlin Chu Notable Name of the Day 2210

Berlin Chu Chim-ying, Tai Wai, Hong Kong (SCMP letters 12 Jan 2013)

Of German origin, and the meaning of Berlin is "borderline".


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Name Category: Rare for males

Friday, 11 January 2019

Pia Wong Notable Name of the Day 2209

Pia Wong, executive director, Bring Me a Book, Hong Kong (literacy advocate)

Of Latin origin, and the meaning of Pia is "pious, reverent".
 

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Name Category: Rare