Chinese Name Resources

Period Chinese Names (by Valerie L. Putman/Yin Mei Li)
Includes introduction, background, basic practices, cautions, and lists of feminine names.
http://www.ida.net/users/valerie_lee/Octofoil/ChineseNames/

Chinese characters; their origin, etymology, history, classification and signification; a thorough study from Chinese documents (by Leon Wieger)
cited by the Academy of St. Gabriel
http://www.worldcat.org/title/chinese-characters-their-origin-etymology-history-classification-and-signification-a-thorough-study-from-chinese-documents/oclc/325356

A Chinese biographical dictionary (by Herbert Giles)
cited by the Academy of St. Gabriel
http://www.worldcat.org/title/chinese-biographical-dictionary-gu-jin-xing-shi-zu-pu/oclc/3722702

My country and my people (by Yutang Lin)
cited by the Academy of St. Gabriel
http://www.worldcat.org/title/my-country-and-my-people/oclc/412588

Acadmey of St. Gabriel search results for Chinese name articles (some are Japanese):

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