Type Surname (from location)
Scripts 沈 (Simplified), 瀋 (Traditional)
Pronounced Pron. [ʂə̀n]
Other Forms FormsSum, Sem, Sam, Sim, Shim, Thẩm
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Contributor Contrib.Shen Zhao-han 沈昭菡 on 9/24/2014
Last Editor Editorhighexpectasians on 1/9/2018
From Chinese 沈 (shěn) which refers to the ancient state of Shen (Shěn) located in the present-day province of Henan.