Earthquake Baby Names in China

Lushan, China

On April 20, the 6.6-magnitude Lushan earthquake struck southwestern China. Nearly 200 people died. Thousands more were injured.

Two of the babies born in the region just after the quake were named Zhensheng, meaning “born in quake.” Another was named Yuanyuan, meaning “destiny” or “luck.” Still another was nicknamed Lutian, meaning “open air,” as she was born outside.

Related: Xie Zhongde, a name inspired by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.

Source: Chinese Mothers Naming Newborns After The Earthquake, ‘Luck’ ‘Quake’ And ‘Born In Quake’ Were Born Since The Disaster
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