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Old 03-11-2013, 05:05 PM
 
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Our surname was Koo, which according to chinese people is both chinese and korean. Our grandfather moved to England and refused to talk about his background. We've spoken to relatives of his and they claimed they weren't chinese but refused to comment further. Physically we don't look chinese and in fact many chinese people ask what part of korea are we from? We are also mistaken for japanese.
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:25 PM
 
Location: Charlotte North Carolina
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judging from what your grandfather is wearing I would say chinese..
he looks similar to dispora chinese in SEA

doesnt really look korean imo since he has a more southern look to him
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:26 PM
 
Location: Columbus, Ohio
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Just by looks I would say Korean.

Could be Chinese/Korean ancestory?

Edit: Misread
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:28 PM
 
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judging from what your grandfather is wearing I would say chinese..
he looks similar to dispora chinese in SEA

doesnt really look korean imo since he has a more southern look to him
How does he look southern?
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:29 PM
 
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This picture is possibly more representative
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:30 PM
 
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And another one
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:32 PM
 
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Looks more Chinese in the last picture.
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:35 PM
 
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Looks more Chinese in the last picture.
North or south?
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Charlotte North Carolina
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How does he look southern?
like fujianese...basically the dispora chinese who hail from the southern regions of china
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:38 PM
 
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like fujianese...basically the dispora chinese who hail from the southern regions of china
Does he look mongolian?
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