One common surname associated with the Han ethnic group in China is Lǐ ( 李 ). The Han Chinese comprise approximately 91.6 percent of the Chinese population, as reported in a 2010 estimate by the Central Intelligence Agen... More »

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There are a number of ways to determine the ethnicity of last names, including online databases such as Ancestry, The Internet Surname Database, the Family Education Family Name History tool and MyHeritage. The most popu... More »

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Surnames do not perfectly indicate ethnicity due to the fact that modern surnames in English are generally patrilineal, meaning the family inherits the name from the father and excludes the mother's line of descent. Surn... More »

The Internet Surname Database and Behind the Name are databases for searching last names either by full specific name or the first letter of a surname. As of 2015, neither website requires any level of membership to take... More »

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Surnames do not perfectly indicate ethnicity due to the fact that modern surnames in English are generally patrilineal, meaning the family inherits the name from the father and excludes the mother's line of descent. Surn... More »

An identifier is a name that identifies an object or group of objects. The object or group of objects may be ideas, physical things or physical substances. An identifier can be a number, word, symbol, letter or mixture o... More »

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Free ethnicity DNA tests are available occasionally to encourage the participation of certain groups of people who share a commonality, such as having African ancestry or a specific surname. Often, the tests are only off... More »