Jin (Korean surname)
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|Hanja||陳, 晉, 秦, 眞|
Jin (진) is the romanization of a number of Korean surnames, written as 陳, 秦, 眞, or 晉 in hanja.
Jin (陳), the most common version, derived from the Chinese surname Chen.
- Jin Soo (陳秀) from Song Dynasty—13th century
- Jin Woo Ryang (陳友諒) from Ming Dynasty—13th century
- Jin Lin (陳璘) from Ming Dynasty—16th century
Jin (秦) is derived from the Chinese surname Qin (surname).
- during the 7th century Tang Dynasty, Jin Pil Myung (Chinese: 秦弼明; pinyin: Qin Biming) was a Tang general who participated in the Conquest war of Silla, and later returned to China.
- during the 13th century Song Dynasty, another Jin (秦) family emigrated from China to Goryeo, becoming the Modern Korean Jin (秦) family.
- Jin Kodo (眞高道), general of Geunchogo of Baekje
- Jin Mu (眞武), prime minister of Baekje
- Jin Gong (眞功) was prime minister of Silla
- Jin Ho (眞虎), prime minister of Hubaekje
- Jin Ham Jo (晉含祚) was officer of goryeo
- Jin Sun-Kuk (born 1970), South Korean track and field sprinter
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