Why angmohs have the last name “Lee”

“Lee”, probably the most popular surname in the world.

Plus it’s a popular name in western countries too!


A surname is a name added to a given name and is part of a personal name. In many cases, a surname is a family name.

There are several distinct origins of the Lee surname. The most common surname of English origin is derived from Middle English leah, meaning “meadow, forest clearing”, and is therefore a name describing the bearer’s place of residence.


Most Popular Surnames in the World

1. Li or Lee – More Than 100 Million People

7.9 percent of the Chinese population possessing this family name. Both the Korean family name Lee and the Vietnamese family name Lý were derived from the same Chinese character as the Chinese surname.

2. Zhang – More Than 100 Million People

3. Wang – More Than 93 Million People

4. Nguyễn – More Than 36 Million People

5. García – More Than 10 Million People

6. González – More Than 10 Million People

7. Hernández – More Than 8 Million People

8. Smith – More Than 4 Million People

9. Smirnov – More Than 2.5 Million People

10. Müller – More Than Million People

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