Chung (Korean surname)

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Revised Romanization Jeong
McCune–Reischauer Chŏng
For the Chinese family name, see Cheung.

Chung (Chŏng) is an English rendition of "정", also often spelled Jeong, Jung, Joung, Jong, Chong, Tseung, Cheong or Choung, is a common Korean family name. As of the South Korean census of 2000, there were 2,230,611 people by this name in South Korea, or roughly 5% of the population.

Approx. 50% of the Korean people bear the family name Kim, Lee, Park or Choi
  Kim, Gim
  Lee, Yi, Rhee
  Park, Pak
  Jung, Jeong, Chung, Cheong

List of prominent people with the name "Chung"[edit]

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