Category: Names

Chinese Names

Updated : July 20, 2019 Stan Liou (M67) said that my earlier post on Chinese Names is only partially correct. I wrote that Chinese siblings share the first part and second part of their names and vary only in the third part. Fixed (1st part) Fixed (2nd part) […]

K

Updated : July 20, 2019 The list is not exhaustive. Names beginning with K “K” is the pen name of BBS U Khin Zaw (father of U Wint Khin Zaw). Dr. Daw K Mya Yee was an Educator. U Kar was Minister of Education in the Caretaker Government. […]

N

Updated : July 20, 2019 The list is not exhaustive. Names beginning with N Sayama Dr. Naing Naing Aung (Metallurgy) U Naing Than is an Executive of MRTV. There is a “Kan Soe Kan Kaung” story. His mother was killed by a hit-and-run motorist. His father U Than […]

O

Updated : July 20, 2019 Names beginning with O Oak is a tree. “Tie a yellow ribbon round an old oak tree” is from an Oldie song. Dr. Oak Soe Kha (MEHS70) is the son of Sayagyi Dr. Maung Maung Kha. He is a High School Luyechun. He […]

R

Updated : July 20, 2019 Names starting with R Daw Renee Kaung Zan (UCC) Richard Hla Thin (Htin Aung) Richard Khoo (Kyaw Lynn, ChE75) Richard Maung (PBRS) Dr. Richard Yu Khin (MEHS61) Dr. Rimon Than (Doctor, Squadron Leader, GBNF) Dr. Rina Sircar (Professor) : co-founder of TKAM Ringo […]

S

Updated : July 20, 2019 The list is not exhaustive. Names beginning with S U Saw Hlaing belongs to a family of “First in Burma” starting with his father U Hoke Sein (compiler of the Pali-English-Burmese Dictionary). He, his daughter Dr. Cherry Hlaing and his two grand also […]

T

Updated : July 20, 2019 With contributions from Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint (SPHS60) Names beginning with T U Tha Aung (M78) and Daw Kinsa Maw-Naing hosted RIT reunions in Canada. They worked with Canadian NGOs in Myanmar. Dr. Tha Hla served as Professor of Geology, Interim Dean […]

U and V

Updated : July 20, 2019 Names beginning with U Uttam Singh Gill (M71, NASA) Names beginning with V Victor Aung Myin (M72) : Top student and outstanding athlete Dr. Victor Nyunt (Nyunt Wai, SPHS63) Dr. Victor Saing (Aye Kyaw, brother of Dr. Harry Saing (Past Captain and Gold […]

W

Updated : July 20, 2019 The list is not exhaustive. Names beginning with W Thakin Wa Tin (Politician, father of Uzin Chan Min and Dr. Patheda Tin (NASA)) Daw Wai Wai Lwin (Emma, TBSA) Daw Wai Wai Than (ChE78, UCC, spouse of Saya Dr. Soe Than (UCC)) Daw […]