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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Chinese
Scripts (Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. CHUNG
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Meaning & History

From Chinese (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.

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Other Languages & CulturesChung, Jeong(Korean)
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