China has over 5000 years of history. The East originating with small tribes in Prehistoric times, great civilizations have emerged to form the rich culture we see today. Chinese society progressed through 5 stages: Primitive, Slave, Feudal, Semi-Feudal, and Socialist. Thousands of years of Dynasty's and religion such as Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism, has left us with many family traditions and naming customs. Names that Fathers and mothers will choose have a wide variety of meanings including Jade, Orchids, and a peaceful way of life.
Chinese Baby Names
5000 years of Chinese heritage brings names that symbolize ancient treasures, virtue, and serenity. There is immense diversity due to Mandarin and Cantonese dialects, different dynasties, and religious influence like Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism.