Type Surname (from location)
Usage Chinese
Scripts (Chinese) (Traditional Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. CHUNG  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesChung, Jeong, Jung(Korean)
User SubmissionZheng
Entry updated April 25, 2021