Chinese characters


About Us

Welcome to, the authentic store for Chinese names and Chinese characters (symbols). Our goal is to provide you the best Chinese characters possible. The site is operated under Shan Associates.

The Chinese names and Chinese characters were originally presented on as part of Chinese culture by Dr. Jun Shan. Our relationship with ended in August, 2006 and our content on will be eventually moved over. is now the site for Chinese names and Chinese characters and is our new home for Chinese Culture.

Jun Shan, Ph.D. President

Jun grows up in China. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics. He has worked as the Chinese Culture Guide of for 9 years (1997-2006). The Chinese Culture site on has always been one of the top 20 sites in term of pageviews. The section about Chinese names and Chinese characters on the site is among the most popular. He has written many articles about Chinese culture and translated a great number of English names or words to Chinese. Jun has been lived in the United States since 1989. With his knowledge of the Western culture and his deep understanding of Chinese culture and Chinese language, we are very confident that is the best source for Chinese names and characters.

Lily Li, MS, MBA, Vice President

Lily grows up in China. She has been working on the translation of English names and words/phrases since 2003. She also leads the team composed of our consultants and graphic designers in China for translating names and creating Chinese names. She lives in the United States.

Both Lily and Jun have traveled to China extensively over the last ten years and they have close contacts in China so they know all the changes and new developments in China.


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