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Unfortunately the name you know your ancestor by may not be the name they were officially recorded as. 

When officials recorded the name of the Chinaman entering Australia, they asked the question "What is your name"? This question was commonly interpreted by the immigrant as "What are you called"? So he/she answered "Ah ....." which is the name they were known by to other Chinese. In most cases, it was their given name. So what the offcial recorded was not a surname or clan name but a friendly way of saying the given name. Hence the surname has become lost to future generations of their ancestors. 

If you are searching for an ancestor with a name beginning with "Ah" your search will be difficult, if not impossible. There are hundreds if not thousands of people with the same name. Unless there is another record with their Chinese name (e.g. their signature in Chinese characters on an application for a CEDT), your search is likely to be fruitless.

Ah Sing gives 1773 entries; "Ah Sing" gives 661; "Ah Sing" Brisbane gives 167; "Ah Sing" Sydney 272;  "Ah Sing" Melbourne 44;  "Ah Sing" Dictation gives 1094

"Ah Sing" Dictation Brisbane gives 232

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