Chaoshan: 1.5 million people with same surname, same ancestor in Henan.
The economy of China's coastal regions is much more developed than inland. Everyone is well aware of this situation, so population density in coastal cities is also relatively high. Many people move to relatively large cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen for development. And especially Guangzhou, Guangzhou is now a true first-tier city.
A large number of people from other provinces gathered in this place to settle down here. The economic development of coastal cities not only from now on, but in fact their economic development was more advanced than inland cities a long time ago. There are many because sea can eat sea and resources are relatively abundant. In addition, maritime transport has also contributed to rapid development of coastal economy.
The population density of Guangzhou is very large, and a large number of people from other provinces have gathered in various provinces and cities in Guangzhou. Guangzhou District has largest number of people with last name Chen, with over 1.5 million people with last name Chen.
When almost every child goes to school, he will find that there are many classmates with last name Chen in class. This situation happens in every class and in every school.
In addition, people who go to work will also find that no matter how many people work in large or small departments of a company, even in every small company there is a person named Chen. Why are there so many people with last name Chen?
A man named Chen who came to Guangzhou. Where does it come from? There is no doubt that there are many people in Guangzhou with the surname Chen who have immigrated from other provinces. There are three main sources of people named Chen who moved to Guangzhou.
First source: Chen Zheng and his son in Henan
The time they came to Guangzhou was during Tang Dynasty. After several wars, an uprising took place at this time. soldiers were stationed here, they ate here and intermarried with locals.
They then settled here after slowly discussing it, and soldiers they led settled in area to develop local economy, and then it was agriculture and various activities.
The father and son of Chen family from Henan settled here, and they lived with officers and soldiers in this place and produced many descendants, and most of their descendants are of surname Chen, which is also from Henan Province. History of Chen family
This general's son is also very famous Kaizhan Sage King Chen Guangnian.General Chen Guangnian started fighting in Guangdong with his father when he was young.
He also defeated crooks here to protect his family and country, and he's been here for a very long time. He has been in Guangdong for over forty years, and his life and management experience in Guangdong is in this place. Brought up a lot of talent.
In addition, he provided refuge for refugees, opened many schools and allowed poor to study. In this place, he not only made an important contribution to economy, but also made a great contribution to armed forces.
The second source is Chen Yijie from Zhangzhou.
He is a native of Zhangzhou, Fujian province, and reason why this person is famous is because his students are very outstanding, and he entered imperial court while an official who knows art of war and warfare, honest and strategic, and did his best in his duties made a very important contribution.
In addition, he made right choice at all turning points of his life, so that his life sings every step of way, all way to upward spiral, all way to his level. He is also very high and his position in power is also very high.
Eventually he became a famous county king. On one hand, because he was far-sighted and did nothing dangerous for court, on other hand, his own knowledge was very outstanding.
Beloved and respected by people, he made most auspicious choice at most opportune time, so emperor at that time had him crowned king and land, and posthumously named him king of the county, and gave him a very grandiose posthumous posthumous title.
The third source is Jiangzhou Chen family in Jiangxi.
Jianzhou City is a very famous big family in history, very large and very famous. There are many factions descended from this family scattered throughout the country, most of them flowing to Guangdong.
A very important reason Jiangxi Chengxin is famous is that it has a very long history and an accurate family tree. That is, this family is real, and all their deeds are true. A very famous story of this family is a breakup.
When family was divided, respected patriarch broke iron pot symbolizing Chen family's communal meal into more than 200 pieces and sent them to heads of each family. All people who told them that they have this fragment are descendants of genuine Jiangzhou Chen family.
Besides, person who presided over their parting ceremony is also very famous in history, that is, Bao Zheng of Chen Zan, a folklore city. Therefore, when Jiangmen City was separated, dynasty to which it belonged was actually Song Dynasty. A powerful family will fear those in power, so their separation is inevitable.
There are many surnames in China with a very long history, and many famous large families and popular stories were born. The history of Chen surname is a microcosm of large families in our country.