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Gender: F Origin of China: Place-name

Long before the current place-name craze, a pair of the more daring pop singers of the Age of Aquarius picked this name for their daughters. Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick used the conventional spelling, the Mamas and the Papas's Michelle Phillips went further afield with Chynna (of the group Wilson Phillips).

The name has been associated with some very glamorous women--China (born Noelie and pronounced Cheena) Machado was one of the first supermodels and a muse for Richard Avedon, and the contemporary actress and model China Chow.

Famous People Named China

China Anne McClain, American teen pop singer and actress
China Kantner, daughter of American musicians Grace Slick and Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane
Blac Chyna (born Angela Renee White), American model and entrepreneur
China Brezner, model; daughter of producer Larry Brezner; ex-girlfriend of actor Shia LaBeouf

Pop Culture References for the name China

China, a country
A character in the DS game 'Style Boutique'
China Sorrows from the children, fantasy "Skulduggery Pleasant" series

Chinwa, Chinna, Chinda, Chinasa, Chyna, Chinesia, Chinah, Chinita, Chynna, Chinea, Chinaetta