Tian (surname)

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Stroke order of the character Tian (田)
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Variant form(s)Jeon

Tián (), or T'ien in Wade-Giles is a Chinese surname. An alternative transliteration of "田" from Cantonese is Tin. It appeared in the Hundred Family Surnames text from the early Song Dynasty. It also means "field". In 2019 it was the 34th most common surname in Mainland China. [1]

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The same character is Jeon in Korean hanja and is 16th most common in South Korea.

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References

  1. http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2020/01/20/676822.html
  2. Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland.