Changzi County, Shanxi, Nanyang, Henan
Fan (Fán) surname has four origins: 1. It is from Ji surname , formed in the Western Zhou Dynasty, is the descendant of King Zhou Wen. Its ancestor was Fan Zhongshanfu, and the historical surname is Ji surname Fan . According to "Tongzhi · Clan slightly · Yiyi as the clan", King Zhou Wen ’s son Yu Zhong has a grandson named Zhong Shanfu, and together with his ministers such as Zhao Bohu, Shen Bo, Nan Zhong, and Yin Jifu, he assisted Zhou Xuan Wang in his northern battle To expand the territory ruled by the Zhou people, known as " Xuan Xing King ". Because of Zhongshan's outstanding achievements, Xuanwang named him Fan (now East of Jiyuan City, Henan Province), and his descendants were named Fan and Fan . 2. From the surname of the child, originated in the Shang Dynasty , is the descendant of King Cheng Tang, and is called the surname of Fan in history. According to "Zuo Zhuan", the descendants of Shang Tang formed the Tao, Shi, Fan, Fan, Qiang, Ji, and Zhongkui ancestors after the middle of Shang dynasty, including the surname Fan, and the descendants have been inherited. 3. According to Li Xueqin's research, the inscription unearthed from the tomb of Fan Jun in Xinyang Pingqiao, surnamed Fan. 4. Surnames for the southwest minority. During the Eastern Han Dynasty , Ba County and Nan County had five surnames: Ba , Fan, Li , Xiang , and Zheng , all from Wuluo Zhongli Mountain (now northwest of Changyang, Hubei Province).
Fan surname distribution
The contemporary surname of Fan has a population of more than 1.7 million, which is the 107th surname in the country, accounting for approximately 0.14% of the country's population. In the 1000 years since the Song Dynasty , Fan's population growth rate has been on the rise. At present, Fan's largest province is Henan, which accounts for about 18% of the country's population. It is mainly distributed in Henan, Shaanxi, Shanxi, and Anhui. The four provinces account for 49% of Fan's population, followed by Jiangsu, Hubei, Hebei, Jiangxi, and Gansu. These five provinces account for 26% of Fan's population. . A nationwide distribution belt of Fan surnames has formed in the whole country, with Shaanxi as the center. Fan surnames are widely distributed, but uneven. The schematic diagram of the distribution frequency of Fan surnames in the population shows that: in Shaanning, Jinyuhe, most of Gansu, western Hebei, central Inner Mongolia, western Anhui, northwest Jiangxi, north Sichuan and Chongqing, northwest Hunan, the frequency of Fan surnames in the local population is about Above 0.27%, the central area can reach more than 0.8%. The area covered by the above area accounts for about 19% of the total area of the country. About 49% of the Fan population live in this area. In most areas of Anhui and Soviet Union, central Hunan and Jiangxi, Guiwai II itllS, southern Chongqing, central Sichuan, western Shandong, most Hebei, Beijing, southeastern Inner Mongolia, and western Liaoning, the frequency of surname Fan among the local population is about 0.18%. o.27%, the area covered by the above areas accounts for about 11.8% of the total area of the country, and about 25% of the Fan population live in this area.
Fan Zheng: Forty-four years from Ming Wanli to thirty-three years after Qing Emperor Kangxi (after 1616-1694) Qing painter. Character Association, Jiang Ning (now Nanjing, Jiangsu Province). Good at painting landscapes, flowers and figures. It is one of the " Jinling Eight Houses ". Beijing Museum of the Palace Museum has its "Liuxi Fisherman's Picture"
Fan Jizu: The character Xiaofu, No. Shuangyan, native of Tancheng County, Jinzheng in 6 years (1511). He is the author of "Shuangyan Zoushu", "Ten Friends of the Ten", "A Chronicle of the Mountains and the Sea", and "Jin Dan Ji", which have been handed down to the world.