Name Element CHÉN (3)
OTHER SCRIPTS: 陈 (Chinese), 陳 (Traditional Chinese)
Meaning & History
Chinese character meaning "exhibit, display, old, ancient". It also refers to the ancient state of Chen, which existed from the 11th to 5th centuries BC in what is now Henan province.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: trần (Vietnamese) SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Chen (Chinese), Chan (Chinese (Cantonese)), Tan (Taiwanese), Trần, Tran (Vietnamese)
Entry added March 14, 2016