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Chinese surname No. 2 Qian2[錢]


Qian2 means : cash; money.
e.g. Qian2 Dai4 means money bag.
Surname Qian2 is about 2840 years old.
Variations include Ch'ien2 (Wade-Giles), Tsin4 (Cantonese).
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The history of surname Qian2[錢]

The origin is in Peng Cheng Prefecture (彭城郡)-the city of Xu Zhou (徐州市) in Jiangsu province (江蘇省).
For additional information, see In Search of your Asian Roots: Genealogical Research on Chinese Surnames, paragraph 72.
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