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"Yan" comes out
One: From Ji . The name is Yi, according to "Family Names" and "Tong Zhi. According to "The Clans", in the Western Zhou Dynasty, the eldest son of Zhou Gongdan was confined to the Lu country , and his mule food was collected in Yanyi, followed by the Yan family. Two: From the surname Cao . Taking the word of the prince as the clan, the emperor Wu of the Zhou dynasty named his father, the word Yan was called Yan Gong, and there was also the Yan clan.
Yi Father. The word Yan, also known as Yan Yangong, was called Wu Wugong after the throne. Legend has it that the ancient Sun Emperor Xuansun Luzhong gave birth to six sons at one time, in order of Fan, Huilian, Laiyan, An, and Jilian. Later, Zhou Wu Wang Xingshi defeated the princes, and he wanted to seal the descendants of Lu Zongwu Zi'an, a descendant of the prince, who was originally a vassal of the Lu country. Later, he passed it to the Yi father because of his character. " Biography of Gongyang " means Yan Gong. The Hou Dynasty was destroyed by the Chu State , and the descendants of Yan Gong took the word of the father as the surname Yan. They respected their father as the ancestor of the surname Yan.
Yan surname distribution
The current surname of Yan is nearly 1.7 million, which is the 112th surname in the country, accounting for approximately 0.13% of the national population. In the 1000 years since the Song Dynasty , the population growth rate of the surname Yan is in a V-shape. The distribution across the country is currently concentrated in the three provinces of Hunan, Guangxi, and Hubei, accounting for about 33% of the total population of Yan, followed by Shandong, Fujian, Sichuan, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Taiwan, Zhejiang, and Jiangxi. The surname of Yan concentrated another 48%. Hunan has 12% of Yan's total population, making it the largest province in the country. The distribution of the Yan surname spread around Hunan, Hubei, and Guizhou as the center. Yan surnames are widely distributed, but uneven. The frequency distribution of Yan surnames in the population shows that in Xiangguiqiong, Fujian and Taiwan, most of Guangdong and Jiangxi, south of Zhejiang, southern Hubei, most of Guizhou, southeast Yunnan, northern Sichuan, eastern Qinghai, central and western Gansu, and the border between Shandong and Jiangsu Area, eastern Heiji, Yan surname accounts for more than 0.22% of the local population, and the central area can reach more than 2.2%. The area covered by the above area accounts for about 22.2% of the total land area. About 61% of the surname Yan lives in this area. crowd. In Shandong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Shanghai, Northeast Jiangxi, Southeast Henan, northern Hubei, southern Shaanxi, southeast Gansu, western Ningxia, western Inner Mongolia, most Yunchuan, Chongqing, northwestern Guizhou, western Heilongjiang, central Jilin, and surname Yan The frequency in the population is between 0.11% and 0.22%, and its coverage area accounts for about 21.2% of the total land area. About 31% of the Yan population live in this area.
Yan Hui: In the Spring and Autumn Period, Lu Guoxian was a proud disciple of Confucius. He was the most virtuous of his disciples. Confucius called him: "Do not move away from anger. Thirty-two years old died young, and later generations called it "resurrection."
Yan Zhenqing: Minister of the Tang Dynasty and calligrapher. Yan Zhenqing is kind, cursive, and has a strong brushstroke. The Palace Museum has the ink of its 66-year-old Zhushan Lianju. Author of "The Collected Works of Yan Lu".