ChineseNames: Chinese Name Database 1930-2008

A database of Chinese surnames and Chinese given names (1930-2008). This database contains nationwide frequency statistics of 1,806 Chinese surnames and 2,614 Chinese characters used in given names, covering about 1.2 billion Han Chinese population (96.8% of the Han Chinese household-registered population born from 1930 to 2008 and still alive in 2008). This package also contains a function for computing multiple features of Chinese surnames and Chinese given names for scientific research (e.g., name uniqueness, name gender, name valence, and name warmth/competence).

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AuthorHan-Wu-Shuang Bao [aut, cre]
MaintainerHan-Wu-Shuang Bao <>
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ChineseNames documentation built on April 1, 2021, 5:08 p.m.