The Wang family surnamed Ji lives in Nanyang (now Nanyang, Henan Province). Nanyang County: Qin Guozhi County during the Warring States Period. This is equivalent to today's Nanyang area in Henan Province.
Among the thousands of Chinese surnames, Ji is one of the eight oldest ancestors of the Chinese nation. The family of the surname Ji can be said to be a descendant of the Yellow Emperor . This surname has a long history of nearly 5000 years. Chinese people all over the world claim to be "children of the Yellow Emperor" or "children of the Yellow Emperor ( Yan Emperor and Huang Emperor)". What is the difference between them and the surname Ji? Yuanyuan is like this. During the reproduction and development of the Chinese nation, Huangdi was the common ancestor of the Han people. But there were many descendants of Huangdi. In the long feudal society, they were divided into different places, and most of them were named by their surnames.
First, the surname of Huangdi, it is said that Huangdi was born near a river called "Ji", so the name of Ji was formed. The nobles of the Zhou Dynasty were descendants of the Yellow Emperor, so King Zhou Wen was also called Ji Chang . King Zhou Wu is called Ji Fa . After the end of the Zhou Dynasty, the descendants of the royal family of the Zhou Dynasty adopted the surname of the state; in Tang Xuanzong , in order to avoid the name of the emperor Li Longji (symbol of Ji and Ji), he changed to the surname of Zhou . Later, some people resumed the surname of Ji. Therefore, Zhou and Ji were members of the same ethnic group.
2. Huang Di divided his surname. Huang Di had 25 sons and got 12 surnames respectively, including Ji. Later Five Emperors Shao Hao , Dong , Yao, Shun, Yu, and Xia Qi, the ancestors of the Shang clan, and the ancestors of the Zhou clan were all descendants of Huang Di. These descendants inherited the surname Ji, and his descendants established the Zhou Dynasty. In the early years of the Western Zhou Dynasty, there were 53 princes, among whom there were Ji Xingguo. Most of the descendants of Ji Xingguo changed their country names to Fengyi and grandfather names to surnames. In addition, in the Tang Dynasty , in order to avoid Li Longji's taboo, the surname of Ji was changed to the surname of Zhou. Since then, the surname of Ji has been even fewer.
Yellow Emperor. Ji is a descendant of Huangdi's family. The surname of Ji was the oldest surname in the 5,000-year development of the Chinese nation. Huang Di, the common ancestor of the Chinese nation, was surnamed Ji . According to Shuo Wen, Huang Di chose Ji as his surname because he originally lived in Ji Shui. Huang's descendants descended from his surname Ji until the end of Zhou Wen's father and son. According to the "Emperor Century", Huang Di was born in Shoushan and was longer than Ji Shui, so he was named Ji. According to the " Historical Records of the Three Generations", "Yao established Houyi, thinking that the peasant had the surname Ji ." The Wang family lived in Nanyang County, now Nanyang County, Henan Province, so the ancestor of the surname Ji was Huangdi.
The surname Ji is not among the top 100 of the 100 surnames on the mainland or in Taiwan. Ji is one of the oldest surnames in China. Huangdi in ancient times was a famous clan leader, and his tribe worshipped the dragon totem. According to legend, Huang Di was born near a river named Ji, so Huang Di was surnamed Ji. Among the twenty-five sons of Huangdi, fourteen had a total of twelve surnames, and among these twelve surnames, there was also the surname Ji. Later, King Zhou Wu established the Zhou Dynasty, and King Wu himself was named Ji Fa. Ji Fa later divided the world and divided many of his relatives with the same surnames into princes around the world. Most of the royal families of these countries later changed their surnames to the countries of their countries. After the end of the Zhou Dynasty, the descendants of the royal family of the Zhou Dynasty also changed their surname to Zhou instead of Ji. So in this way, although Ji was a very large surname, it is rare today.
Shouqiu Tang: Because Huangdi was the ancestor of the Ji family, and Huangdi was born in Shouqiu, this temple name is available. Chihutang: The poem praising Zhou Gongdan is called "Chihutang", so Ji is also called "Chihutang".
[General couplet of Ji Xing Ancestral Hall ]
〖Four Words General Union of Ji Xing Ancestral Hall〗
From Huangdi; Looking out of Nanyang. ——Anonymous Zhuanji Ji Ancestral Hall General Union full code refers to Jiyuan's origin and county look. (See the introduction of the headlines "First, Last Name" and "Four, County Wangtang")
Scholars in red; ——Anonymous Zhu Ji surnamed ancestral hall general couplet joint code specifies the order of supervising Ji during the orthodox year. Yingzong once saw a stranger in a dream, and was told that among the supervisors, the red clothes were loyal officials. When the students waited for congratulations, only Ji Xu wore a red-brown coat and was promoted to appointment. The Xialian Code refers to the politician Ji Dan at the beginning of the Western Zhou Dynasty, namely Zhou Gong (see Zhou Shilian). "Xi Yin (Xì 音 戏)" is a poem about Zhougong, referring to the shoes worn by ancient emperors and princes.
Sealed Yanqing; wolf milk flow. ——Anonymous Articles of Ji Xing Clan Ancestral Hall General Union Code refers to Ji Ji's Father's Code (origin of Ji Family).
〖Six Words General Union of Ji Xing Ancestral Hall〗
Xi'an Prefect of Ming Dynasty; General Lu Xingyi in Han Dynasty. ——Anonymous Zhu Ji surnamed ancestral shrine general couplet joint code indicates that Ji Min, the prefect of Xi'an, is a good learner and a Mengjin. Virtue is pure and prepared. The Xialian Code refers to Ji Wei, the general of Wei Xinyi, with the word Shiya. Shi Yan, Emperor Mu, conquered the battle successfully, annoying the building.
〖Ji Xing Ancestral Hall with more than seven words General Union〗
He teaches Jiatian officer, the ancestor of Zhaozhou family; King of benevolence, emperor of Qishan. ——Anonymous Zhuanji Ji Ancestral Hall General Union Shanghai Union Code refers to the ancestors of Ji Family. Xialian Code refers to Qian Qi's ancestor Qianqi.
Addendum: [Allusions and Interesting Stories of Ji]
[Oldest "Ji" surname] Among the thousands of Chinese surnames, the oldest is "Ji" surname. The family of the surname Ji can be said to be a descendant of the Yellow Emperor. This surname has a long history of nearly 5000 years. However, Chinese people all over the world claim to be "descendants of Huangdi" or "sons of Yanhuang (Yanhuang and Huangdi)." What is the difference between them and the family of surname Ji? It turned out that during the reproduction and development of the Chinese nation, Huangdi was the common ancestor of the Chinese nation. However, there are many descendants of Emperor Huang. In the long historical development, they were divided into different places, and most of them were named by their surnames. Under the Chinese patriarchal system , the eldest sons and grandsons are very important, that is, the grandchildren of grandsons. The descendants of Huangdi ’s grandchildren have kept the surname “Ji” for a long time. According to Shuo Wen, Huang Di first lived in Jishui, so his surname was Ji. In ancient times, Huangdi was the leader of the Xuanyuan tribe. Both he and Yan came from the Shaodian clan. These two tribes went through a battle of Banquan (Banquan is now southeast of Zhuolu in Hebei, so it is also called the battle of Zhuolu ), Yandi was defeated and merged into Yanhuang tribe. So the Chinese nation called itself "Yan and Huang descendants." Then, the Yanhuang tribe led by Huangdi defeated Chiyou , the leader of Jiuli, and the Yanhuang tribe led by Huangdi were all surnamed Ji. They are the ancestors of the descendants of Yanhuang and the ancestors of Ji family. Later, Huangdi's family became larger and larger, and his descendants were successively sealed in various places and became other surnames, forming the mainstream of the Chinese nation. However, Huangdi was descended from the descendants and continued to be inherited by the surname Ji from generation to generation. Until the father and son of Zhou Wen, who inherited the ancestral Ji surname more than 3000 years ago, established the longest dynasty in China, and established the normal relationship between families and clans. Patriarchal system. The surnames of the Chinese nation changed much in the pre-Qin period, and by the Han Dynasty, the surnames had gradually become fixed. However, according to the Records of Acts of the Mingxian Clan, in the first year of the Tang Dynasty , there was a Ji Juxun who lived in Chang'an, Guanzhi and Shuibu Lang for generations, and changed his surname to Zhou due to avoiding the name of Tang Minghuang (Tang Minghuang is Tang Xuanzong, whose last name is Li , and whose first name is Longji. "Ji" is the same as "ji". In this way, the power of the Ji family was dispersed. However, in the early Northern and Southern Dynasties, people who originally had Zhou as their surname also changed their surname Ji. According to the Record of Surname Surname: "Liang (Liang Chao) Zhou Hongzheng, Wang Wei, and Hou Jing taboo to change the surname Ji Zhou Shizhen also changed his surname to Ji. "Like many famous surnames, the Ji family is likely to have the blood of other ethnic groups. During the Northern and Southern Dynasties, he served in the Northern Wei Dynasty for the Yi and Mu Emperors, and had a successful expedition. From the official to the Xinyi General, he was named Lou Dunhou, who later returned to the Jin Dynasty . It is said that he was the Xianbei at that time. As the descendants of the Yellow Emperor's family, the Ji clan has made great contributions to the development of the Chinese nation and the cause of creating civilization. Zhou Wen Wang Jichang , Zhou Wu Wang Jifa, Zhou Gong Ji Dan and others are among the best. In particular, Zhou Gong Ji Dan formulated the "Weekly Rites", which greatly contributed to the creation of Chinese civilization and the maintenance of the quality of the Chinese nation.