Wan (w à n) surname
Wan (w à n) surname
It is a descendant of King Wen of Zhou, with the ancestors Wei Wan and Rui Bowan. It is the 86th surname among the top 100 contemporary surnames in China. Contemporary
The total population of the Wan surname is approximately 2.9 million, accounting for 0.24% of the total population in the country. The ancestors of the Wan family, who immigrated to the Hongdong Pagoda Tree in the Ming Dynasty, were from Pingyang and Taiyuan prefectures, as well as from the five prefectures of Ze, Lu, Liao, Fen, and Qin, as well as from Hongdong and Zhaocheng counties. At the beginning of the Ming Dynasty, it was ordered that the large locust trees in Hongdong be concentrated and relocated to different places. By the end of the Qing Dynasty, their descendants were distributed in Henan, Shandong, Hebei, Beijing, Tianjin, Shaanxi, Gansu, Ningxia, Anhui, Jiangsu, Hubei, Hunan, Guangxi, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Shanxi, and other places
The record of the surname Wan was first seen in the Northern Song Dynasty's "Guangyun".
There are four main sources of surnames:
① Originating from the surname Ji. According to the "Yuan He Surname Compilation", during the Spring and Autumn Period, there was a high-ranking official named Bi Wan in the State of Jin. He was a descendant of King Wen of Zhou, who was granted the title of Wei Wan due to his assistance in the public service of Jin Xian. Wei was originally a vassal state granted by the Western Zhou Dynasty, but was eliminated by Jin Xian in 661 BC, making it located in the north of present-day Ruicheng, Shanxi. The descendants of Wei Wan took the ten thousand characters in their ancestors' names as their surname. It is the surname Wan in Shanxi.
② Originating from the surname Ji. According to the "General Annals of the Clan", the state of Rui was a vassal state during the reign of King Wen of Zhou. The monarch's surname was Ji, and it was historically known as Rui Bo. During the Spring and Autumn Period, it was passed down to Rui Bo Wan, who was once appointed as the Situ of the Zhou Dynasty. Later, due to the large number of concubines favored by Rui Bo Wan, his mother Rui Jiang drove him abroad and lived in Wei City. The former land of Rui State was located in the south of Chaoyi City, Dali County, Shaanxi Province, in 640 BC
Destroyed by the Qin state. Ruibo's descendants took their grandfather's character Wan as their surname, also known as Shanxi Wan.
③ Originating from other ethnic groups, changing one's surname. According to the "Records of the Official Clan in the Book of Wei", the three character surnames of the Xianbei ethnic group in Northern Wei, Wan Xiyu and Tuwan, were changed to a single surname Wan after Emperor Xiaowen of Wei moved their capital to Luoyang. It is the surname Wan in Henan, Shanxi, and Hebei.
④ Originating from the descendants of King Wu of Zhou. King Wu of Zhou subdued the world with ten thousand people, and later some people took ten thousand as their surname; In ancient times, there was a person named Yi Ye who lived in Wanniuyu Mountain, north of Yinshan. His descendants also took Wan as their surname.
Prefectures with the surname Wan mainly include Fufeng County, Henan County, etc. Fufeng County: In the first year of the Taichu reign of Emperor Wu of Han (104 BC), Youfufeng was established as one of the three auxiliary areas in the capital region. The Three Kingdoms Wei was renamed Fufeng County. In the area west of Chang'an County in present-day Shaanxi Province.
The hall number with the surname Wan is Xitang. Xitang: Wanshouqi from the late Ming Dynasty, Wanli Juren. After the fall of Ming, I swear not to surrender to Qing. Wearing Confucian clothing and a monk's hat, he travels between Wu and Chu, known as the "Ten Thousand Taoist". His study is called Xitang. He and Yan Ermei are known as the "two survivors of Xuzhou". His works include "Xi Tang Ji".
Tang Lian: Tang Lian with the surname Wan include: Gong Gao Huai Li (Wan Xiu); Jie Zhen Ba Qiu (Wan Yu). Mengmen Gaodi (Wanzhang);
Cheng Xiaoming Township (Wan Jingru). Loyalty (Wan Wensheng); A family of classics and history (Vance University). Gonggao Huaili (Wanxiu); Filial piety leads to the formation of a hometown (with all respect for Confucianism). Seven Flowing Lights Far (Ten Thousand Chapters); Si Yi Bo Hui Chang (Wan Xuan). Xuefu recommends Shiyuan Confucian (Wan Sitong); He was granted the title of Marquis Huaili (Wanxiu) by the imperial court for his high achievements. What part of the water does a confidant lean on; Xie Zhongshu (a self written couplet by Wan Shangxuan) is responsible for reciting poems. Golden Boudoir Old Book Couplet Zhu Lu;
Dan Gui Xin Xiang San Hong Ni (Wanjing Shu Lian). Resignation to leave a lasting legacy (Wan Sitong); Refusing bribery and spreading good reputation (Wan Sitong). The old academic discussions have become more profound; Cultivate new knowledge and turn it into depth (10000 scriptures). Carrying on the past and opening up the future, elucidating the channels of leisure (Wanzhang); Anbang Suppresses Rebellion, Zhenyuntai Martial Arts (Wanxiu).
The Ninth Edition of "Celebrity" includes 12 cases of Wanshi, 85 cases are included in the "Chinese Dictionary of Names", and 122 cases are included in the "Chinese Dictionary of Names". During the Warring States period, there were literary figures and Mencius disciple Wan Zhang, a historical figure with the surname Wan; During the Eastern Han Dynasty, there were Wan Xiu and Ren Xindu Ling, who were appointed as Marquis of Huaili; In the Later Wei Dynasty, there was a famous general named Wan Anguo, and in the Sui Dynasty, there was a musician named Wan Baochang; In the Ming Dynasty, there were medical experts Wan Quan and Wan Yushan; During the Qing Dynasty, there were painters such as Wan Shouqi and lyricists such as Wan Shu
Scholar Wan Sitong, poet, calligrapher, painter, and Confucian scholar Wan Guangtai.
According to the seventh population census, there are 16664 people surnamed Wan in Shanxi Province and 2102 people in Linfen City,
There are 95 people in Hongdong County.
【 Offering Cabinet 】 The ancestral deity of the surname Wan is enshrined in the first offering cabinet of the Ancestral Worship Hall in the Da Huai Tree Scenic Area of Hongdong.
① The ancient state of Wei, located in Ruicheng County, Yuncheng City, Shanxi Province, both the Ji surname Wan and the Jiao surname Bi surname Wan originated from the state of Wei and served as the birthplace of the Wan surname.
② Baiyun Village is located in Yanqing Temple, Xinhan Town, Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province. It was once the estate of Wan Tai, the head of the Ministry of Household in the late Ming Dynasty.
③ The Hongdong Big Pagoda Tree Rooting and Ancestral Worship Garden is located at the ancient Big Pagoda Tree in Hongdong County, Shanxi Province.
④ Zhonghua Genzu Garden is located in Yaomiao, Yaodu District, Linfen City.
Genealogy: The genealogy of the Wan family includes: "The Wanshi Branch Genealogy of Ganyu County, Jiangsu Province is not divided into volumes" (Archives of Ganyu County, Jiangsu Province); Zhejiang
The Second Volume of the Genealogy of the Wan Clan in front of Jiangxianju Temple (Linhai County Museum, Zhejiang); Anhui Dangtu Wanling Wan Clan Genealogy, Volume 24, Final Volume 1 (Jilin University); The Second Volume of the Wan Clan Genealogy in Jimo, Shandong (Museum of Jimo County, Shandong); Ten Volumes of the Genealogy of the Wan Clan in Xinzhou, Hubei (Wangang Village, Xugu Town, Xinzhou County, Hubei); Ten Volumes of the Four Revised Genealogy of the Wan Clan in Ningxiang, Hunan (Hunan Library); The Ancestral Genealogy of the Wan Clan in Chongning, Sichuan, China (Sichuan Library); Eight Volumes of Ma's Genealogy in Deyang, Sichuan (Nanjing University); Wan Shi Dun Ben Tang Pu is not divided into volumes (Jilin University); Ten Volumes of the Genealogy of the Wan Clan, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One, Volume One; Wan Family Genealogy (Beijing Library); A Volume of Genealogy of Ten Thousand Descendants of the Ancestors (Beijing Library).
In the spring of Wanshou in 1919, the "Wanshi Genealogy" was revised, and the genealogy of a branch of the Wanshi clan in Taixing, Jiangsu was:
Ze, Dunxiao Yongchang
Migration: There are two main branches of the Wan surname, which originated from the descendants of Rui Bo Wan and Bi Wan. These two branches later became the main sources of the Wan surname in China, and naturally, the birthplace of the Wan surname should be in the area of Ruicheng, Shanxi today. The specific situation of the spread and inheritance of the surname Wan is difficult to investigate in detail due to the lack of relevant information. Roughly speaking, as early as the Warring States period, the Wan surname had already moved into Shandong Province. Before the Han Dynasty, the Wan surname mainly flourished in most of Shanxi, northern Henan, and surrounding areas. During the Han Dynasty, the surname Wan was widely distributed in most parts of northern China. The surname Wan has the names "Fufeng" and "Henan" as its hall names. In other words, it mainly originated in Shanxi