`Wang' most popular Chinese surname

Last Updated: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 06:24 hrs

Beijing: "Wang" is the most popular surname in China, according to a study.

The surname is followed in popularity by "Li" and "Zhang" respectively, showed the study released Sunday by the China Fuxi Cultural Research Association.

Twenty-one percent of the country's population has one of the three surnames, reported Xinhua citing the study.

China is the world's most populace country with 1.3 billion people.

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