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'Wang' tops Chinese surnames

Updated: 2013-04-14 21:00
( Xinhua)

BEIJING - "Wang" is the most popular surname in China, with 95 million Wangs across the country, according to a study released Sunday by the China Fuxi Cultural Research Association.

The surname is followed in popularity by "Li" and "Zhang," respectively.

Twenty-one percent of the country's population has one of the three surnames, according to the study.