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  • Mike Eng
    F. "Mike" Eng (Chinese: 伍國慶; pinyin: Wǔ Guóqìng; Jyutping: Ng Gwokhing) (born September 14, 1946) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. He previously served in the California St...
  • Lim Sim Eng (deceased)
  • Cheong Eng (deceased)
  • Lie Siok Eng (deceased)
  • Oey Eng Hok (deceased)

About the Eng surname


Eng, Ng, Wu, Woo 吳 Written in traditional Chinese.  As of 2006 is the 10th most common Chinese name used in mainland China.  吳 transliterated to a number of forms Examples are: Wu, Woo, Ng, Eng. Ng is the Cantonese pronunciation of the family name. In Mandarin, the name is Wu. Since Ng has no vowel, many in the United States had change the spelling to Eng.  Eng is sometimes romanized as Woo or Wu even by people of Cantonese origin. 

During the first imperial period, much of what came to constitute China Proper was unified for the first time in 221 B.C. After the Han empire collapsed by AD 220.  Came the era of disunity and the birth of Three Kingdoms.

The age of civil wars and disunity began with the era of the Three Kingdoms (Wei, Shu, and Wu (Eng) which had overlapping reigns during the period A.D. 220-80)