Namyang Hong clan

Namyang Hong clan (Korean남양 홍씨; Hanja南陽 洪氏) is one of the Korean clans. Their Bon-gwan is in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi, Gyeonggi Province. According to the research held in 2015, the number of Namyang Hong clan members was 487.488. Hong Cheon ha who was dispatched to Goguryeo as a scholar of Tang dynasty settled in the same place as a refugee because of upheaval in Tang dynasty. The founder of Namyang Hong clan was Hong Eun yeol [ja] who was a descendant of Hong Cheon ha.[1][2]

Namyang Hong clan
Current regionHwaseong, Gyeonggi
FounderHong Eun yeol [ja]
Connected membersHong Chi-jung
Hong Sook-ja
Hong Soo-hwan
Hong Beom-do
Namkoong Won

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  1. ^ Doosan Encyclopedia 남양홍씨 南陽洪氏. Doosan Encyclopedia.
  2. ^ Jin Guanglin [ja] (2014). "A Comparison of the Korean and Japanese Approaches to Foreign Family Names" (PDF). Journal of Cultural Interaction in East Asia. 5: 15–43 [19]. hdl:10112/10507. ISSN 1884-5916.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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