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  • Maxine Hong Kingston
    Maxine Hong Kingston is a Chinese American author and Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with a BA in English in 1962. Kingston has written three novels an...
  • Hong (deceased)
  • CHUA Hong Ann (c.1950 - 1990)
  • CHUA Hong Seng (deceased)
  • CHUA Hong Chu (deceased)

About the Hong surname

Hong is the Pinyin (Mandarin) version of the Chinese surname 洪. The same surname is spelled as 'Hung' in Cantonese. Hong or Hung means flood or deluge in Chinese.

There are also Hongs in Korea, but not sure if it's the same surname.

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