Posted by Al Chinn (22.214.171.124) on February 27, 2004 at 11:55:24:
In Reply to: Clan names posted by Chin Kim Siew on February 16, 2004 at 01:05:44:
The name Yingchuan mentioned for Chen surname is the place of origin, called a prefecture in ancient times. It is located in Henan Province. Thus, there are other surnames that could have originated from this same prefecture. You can find the names of the prefectures of other surnames if you refer to any Chinese Almanac under the baijiaxing section.
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