Au is usually a Chinese last name of 歐. More specifically it's the romanization of the Cantonese pronunciation of that last name. There's also a chance that people with this last name would have originated in Hong Kong.
Asked in Planetary Science
Name each planet and give its distance from the sun?
Hope this answers your question. Mercury- 0.44591 AU Venus- 0.72823 AU Earth- 0.99135 AU Mars- 1.6601 AU Jupiter- 4.9948 AU Saturn- 9.4790 AU Uranus- 20.103 AU Neptune- 30.0.20 AU Pluto- 31.803 AU ...
Asked in Gold and Precious Metals
Why is au the symbol for gold if the name gold has none of those letters in it?
Some chemical symbols come from the an element's name in another language. In the case of gold Au comes from the Latin name for gold: aurum. ...