Type Surname (from location)
Scripts 郑(Chinese) 鄭(Traditional Chinese)
Meaning & History
From Chinese 郑 (zhèng), which refers to the ancient state of Zheng. Zheng existed between the 9th to 4th centuries BC in present-day Henan province. A famous bearer of this surname was the 15th-century explorer Zheng He.
Entry updated April 25, 2021