Chinese Names Tattoos

Chinese Names TattoosChinese Names Tattoos

Most Chinese names have 3 or 2 characters, with the first character being the surname and the remaining characters being the first name. In the Chinese culture, the surname comes before the first name. There are only about 100 common Chinese surnames. If you provide your full name, the closest matching Chinese surname will be used. Your name will be translated phonetically into Chinese characters which sound similar.

Chinese Names Tattoos – History

The art of tattooing has been known in China for thousands of years. Tattooing in China is called Ci Shen (Or Wen Shen), a term that means literally “puncture the body.” Although the art has been known in China for ages, it has for the most part been an uncommon practice. Throughout Chinese history tattooing has been seen as a defamation of the body, something undesirable.

Chinese Names Tattoos – Meaning

Whatever your name is, you can translate it in Chinese names and make a tattoo in your body. It is always nice to have your name tattooed as a chinese name tattoo in your body. The meaning of each tattoo depends on the name you tattoo in your body.

The Chinese Names Tattoos

The same Chinese character may be pronounced differently in different dialects. There are many dialects in Chinese, with the 2 major ones being Mandarin and Cantonese. Many Chinese software offer pronunication input methods for both dialects. Mandarin (also known as Putonghua) is widely spoken in many parts of China, Taiwan and Singapore, while Cantonese is prevalent in Hong Kong, southern China, Singapore and overseas. Many words sound similar in these dialects but there are more tonal variations in Cantonese than Mandarin. Our translation team is fluent in both dialects, and thus will pick a phonetic translation which will sound right in both Mandarin and Cantonese.