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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Chinese
Scripts (Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. CHUN

Meaning & History

From Chinese (chén) meaning "exhibit, display, old, ancient" and also referring to the former state of Chen, which existed in what is now Henan province from the 11th to 5th centuries BC.