Name: Chou

Origin and Meaning of the Name Chou

  • Meaning:
    Butterfly
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (cho)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Chou)
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Miscellaneous Info for Chou

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  • Used in:
    Japanese speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Chou (pronounced with a long vowel 'o') is the Japanese vocabulary term for "butterfly".
    Chou occurs very rarely as a first name. In such cases, possible characters to write it are "lucidity", "afftection", "butterfly" - among others.

    "Chou" is also a common transcription of the Chinese surname Zhou, which now ranks the 9th most common surname in Mainland China.

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