Category Archives: Chinese Baby Names


The Year of the Rabbit, 2011

According to the Chinese Zodiac, the Year of 2011 is the Year of the Golden Rabbit. Beginning of February 3rd, 2011 and ending January 22nd, 2012, this time period is one in which one can catch their breath and calm their nerves. The Rabbit is the fourth of 12 animals in the Chinese Zodiac, and is often called the lucky sign. Those born within the year of the Rabbit enjoy the company of a group of good friends, are very friendly and will be great teachers, counselors and communicators later in life. In lieu of the Year of The Rabbit and rich Chinese heritage, here are a few names, derived from China, which may interest you.


Fai (Chinese): Growth; beginning

Quon (Chinese): Shining, bright

Sheng-Li (Chinese): Successful, very victorious

Yat-sen (Chinese): Festival


Jia (Chinese): Outstanding person; good

Mai (Chinese): Ocean or elegance

Song (Chinese): Praise; pine tree; large mountain

Yue (Chinese): Happy, please, delighted