Auspicious Chinese Names for So White, So Bright! Newborns in the Year of the Rooster By Master Jo Ching, Founder of DestinyAsia Global Consultancy and Master Trainer of Destiny Academy Pte Ltd
Mr and Mrs Tan got married in 2016. I helped to pick an auspicious date for their wedding, and consulted them on their home Feng Shui. The young couple recently asked me when it would be an auspicious year for them to have a baby. Apart from analysing their BaZi, I also factored in their Chinese surname, which is Tan or 陈 in simplified Chinese. I wanted to make sure that their child will inherit a suitable surname that can bring luck to him or her in future – especially in the academic and career developments.
Why is one’s surname so important? In the study of Chinese Name Analysis System (八字生肖姓
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名学), surname represents one’s relationship with parents, whether he or she is well provided for by the family, a person’s intelligence, academic performance during school days, creativity, status, reputation etc. Having an appropriate surname enables one to enjoy a good headstart in life. For the lady, surname determines the quality of the husband. For Mr and Mrs Tan, I advised them to have a rooster baby. Based on their surname, a rooster baby will grow up to be intelligent, more outstanding and possess leadershippotential. What makes the surname Tan so special? Here's why.
The Surname ‘Tan / 陳’ The Chinese character of Tan, which is also written as 陳 in the traditional way, comprises components that belong to 耳 and 日. In our Chinese Name system, it is deemed as very auspicious for a rooster to see 日 which is the Chinese word for Sun. This implies that the rooster is conferred with the authority to command the world. After all, rooster crows and wakes every one up when the sun rises. What's interesting to note is the Chinese radical 耳 (which means ear) in the surname further equips the person with an extra talent or Midas touch. Another zodiac sign that likes