Type Surname (from location)
Scripts (Chinese) (Traditional Chinese, Korean Hanja) (Korean Hangul)
Pronounced Pron. KHAHN(Chinese)
HAN(Korean)
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Meaning & History

From Chinese (hán) referring to the ancient state of Han, which existed from the 5th to 3rd centuries BC in what is now Shanxi and Henan provinces.

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Entry updated April 25, 2021