History of the Wu Family

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Chinese surname Wu

Wu means : name of a State in ancient China (province of Jiangsu); a Chinese surname.(Ancient time Wu meant big or great in Wu dialect). e.g. Wu is written as "Kou (mouth) sitting on top of Tian (sky)". Surname Wu is about 3100 years old.

Surname Wu was originated in an area called Yan Ling Prefecture during the Qin Dynasty (221BC to 207BC).

Yan means : extend; lengthen; prolong; postponed; defer; delay; put off; invites; employ. Yang means : the sun; bright; clear; masculine; positive.

The present day location of Yan Ling Prefecture is in Wu Jin Xian in Jiangsu province China.

Chronological Table of the Wu Family by generations

Emperor Chou Tai-Wan
 

1st Son

2nd Son

3rd Son
1st

Wu Tai-Pou

(fostered Zhong-Yong's son)

Zhong-Yong

Chou Ji-Li
2nd

Wu Xiou-Jien
 

Chou Chan
3rd

Wu Su-Ta
 

Chou Fa

(King Chou Wu-Wang)

1111-1105
4th

Wu Chou-Chan
 

Chou Lu-Zong

(generations follows are not listed)
5th

Wu Xiong-Zu

Wu Woo

(no records available)
   
6th

Ke-Xian
     
7th

Wu Jian-Jiou-Yi
   
8th

Wu Yu-Chiao-I-Woo
     
8th

Wu Ke-Lu

Wu Bo-Lu

(no records available)
     
10th

Wu Chou-Yao
       
11th

Wu Che-Yu
       
12th

Wu Yi-Woo
       
13th

Wu Ching-Chu
       
14th

Wu Zhuan
       
15th

Wu Pi-Kao
     
16th

Wu Ju-Pei
       
17th

Wu Qu-Chi
       
18th

Wu Sou-Mon
       
19th

Wu Zu-Feng

Wu Yu-Ji

Wu I-Wei

Wu Ji-Zhe
       
20th

Wu Kwan

(also known as Yen Lou)

Wu Ke-You

Wu Liao

Wu I-Yu

Wu Chu-Jong

Wu Zhen-Seng

Wu Zon-Dao
       
21th

Wu Fu-Zhai

Wu Fu-Kai

(no record available)
                   
22th Wu Jon

Wu You

Wu Ti
                     
Xth

Wu Yu-Zhen
1900s

Wu Pan-Teh

Wu Shuen-Teh

  Wu Ming-Teh

Wu Zong-Chuen (daughter)
1960s

Wu Xiao-Tsen

(7 others)

Wu Liou-zhen (daughter)

Johnny Wu

Wu Mei-Ling (daughter)

Chen Zhen-I

Chen Zhen-Chen
1987s  

Nik Palmer

Lazlo Gorog

Dino Lewis

Juan Arroyo

Jimmy Chan

Alex Chan
     
               

Table Reference:

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And the story continues....


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