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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Chinese
Scripts (Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. CHAHNG

Meaning & History

From Chinese (zhāng) meaning "stretch, extend". It may have denoted a bowmaker whose job it was to stretch bow wood.