Jin (Korean surname)(Redirected from Jin (Korean name))
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Jin (진) is the romanization of a number of Korean surnames, written as 陳, 秦, 眞, or 晉 in hanja.
|Hanja||陳, 晉, 秦, 眞|
Jin (陳), the most common version, derived from the Chinese surname Chen.
Jin (秦) is derived from the Chinese surname Qin (surname).
- during the 7th century Tang Dynasty, Jin Pil Myung (Chinese: 秦弼明; pinyin: Qin Biming) was a Tang general who participated in the Conquest war of Silla, and later returned to China.
- during the 13th century Song Dynasty, another Jin (秦) family emigrated from China to Goryeo, becoming the Modern Korean Jin (秦) family.