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2023/11/09 10:53

Single (sh à n) surname

It is a descendant of King Cheng of Zhou, with the ancestor being Dan Bo (Ji Zhen), and is the 183rd contemporary surname in China. The ancestors of the Dan family, who immigrated to the Hongdong Pagoda Tree in the Ming Dynasty, were people from Pingyang Prefecture, Hongdong County, Zhaocheng County, and other regions. In the early Ming Dynasty, they were ordered to migrate to different places in the Hongdong Pagoda Tree. By the end of the Qing Dynasty, their descendants were distributed in Henan, Shandong, Hebei, Beijing, Tianjin, Shaanxi, Gansu, Anhui, Jiangsu, Hubei, Hunan, Liaoning, Shanxi, and other places.

The record of the single surname was first seen in the "Qian Fu Lun" of the Eastern Han Dynasty.

There are three main sources of surnames:

① Originating from the surname Ji. According to the records of "Tongzhi · Genealogy Summary", "Differentiation of Ancient and Modern Surname Books", and "Yuanhe Surname Compilation", King Xuan of Zhou established the eastern capital of Luoyi, known as Chengzhou, and conferred the title of his youngest son Zhen as Dan Bo. The former territory of Dan Guo was located in the southwest of Jiyuan City, Henan Province, China. As a ten-day vassal of Chengzhou, Dan Bo inherited the imperial officials of the Zhou Dynasty, and his descendants took the list of fiefs as their surname.

② Originating from the surnames of ancient ethnic minorities. According to the "Records of the Official Clan in the Book of Wei", during the Northern and Southern Dynasties, there were Dai Bei Fu surnames Adan and Hedan in the Northern Wei Dynasty. After entering the Central Plains, they were all changed to the Han surname Dan; According to the "Book of Jin", there was a single micro enterprise in Diyou, which was restructured. According to the "Official Chronicles", there are Ke Dan, A Dan, and Ke Dan surnames that have been changed to Dan surnames.

③ The single surname existed a long time ago. King Shun has a list of teachers, and a single book is a good book.

Prefectures with the single surname mainly include Nan'an County and Henan County. Nan'an County: In the fifth year of the Zhongping reign of Emperor Ling of the Eastern Han Dynasty (188 AD), a portion of the original Longxi County was separated and established as Nan'an County. Equivalent to the Wei River Basin in Longxi, Gansu Province today.

The main hall numbers of the single surname are Zhongmoutang. Zhongmoutang: When Han Gaozu was a commoner, there was an urgent matter when Shan Youjun gave him a horse. Later, the friendly army rose up against Qin with Emperor Gaozu of Han, especially following Emperor Gaozu to quell the rebellion in Yingbu, and was granted the title of Marquis Zhongmou for his achievements.

Tang Lian: Tang Lian with the surname Shan mainly includes: Yong Tui Fei Jiang (Shan Xiongxin); Art Number Flower Master (Single Father). Person ID: Flower Master (Single Father); The township is called Xiaozi (Shan Zhongsheng).

Celebrities: The "Chinese Dictionary of Names" includes 28 cases of single family names, and the "Chinese Dictionary of Names" includes 34 cases. During the Han Dynasty, there was a famous historical figure named Dan Jiu with the surname of "Shan", who took the name of "Shen Ren" from Liu Bang to "Lang"; In the Tang Dynasty, there was Dan Xiongxin, a person from Jiyin, who was a general of Wang Shichong's army; Song had a water conservancy expert named Shan E, a calligrapher and painter named Shan Wei; In the Ming Dynasty, there were the Minister of War, Shan Anren, the poet Dan Xun, and the inventor of the pedal water wheel, Shan Junliang; In the Qing Dynasty, there was Dan Longzhou, a native of Xiaoshan, who wrote "Supplement to the Xi Family".

According to the seventh population census, there are 10885 individuals with a single surname in Shanxi Province, 3800 in Linfen City, and 192 in Hongdong County.

The ancestral deity of the single surname is enshrined in the fifth cabinet of the Great Pagoda Tree Ancestral Worship Hall.

Genealogy: The genealogy of the single surname mainly includes: "Baodi Dan Family Cheng" (Hebei University); Eight Volumes of the Tongzhou Shan Clan Genealogy (Nantong City, Jiangsu Province); The Seven Volumes of the Shan Family Genealogy (Ke Tu); Gaomi Shan Family Ride without Dividing Volumes (Liaoning Picture); The First Volume of the Fifteen Volumes of the Xingjiang Dan Clan Genealogy "(a map of Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province (preserved, 1-4, 7-15); Ten Volumes of the Genealogy of the Shan Clan (Nanjing Map).

In the 22nd year of the Guangxu reign of the Qing Dynasty, Shan Dacheng compiled the "Genealogy of the Dan Clan". The genealogy of a single surname branch in Dafeng, Jiangsu is as follows:“

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