| Tàishǐ (Pinyin)|
| name of an office in imperial China|Taishi Ci, military general of Eastern Wu
Taishi (surname) Wikipedia
Taishi ([tʰâiʂɻ̩̀], Chinese: 太史; pinyin: Tàishǐ; Wade–Giles: T'ai4-shih3) is a Chinese compound surname. Taishi literally means Grand Historian, a high official in ancient imperial China. For example, Sima Qian was the Grand Historian in Han Dynasty.
Taishi is not included in the Hundred Family Surnames book and is no longer used to this day.