Qin Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of Qin Valley, in present-day Gansu province. Gao Yao, a great-grandson of the legendary emperor Zhuan Xu, was a famous minister under the model emperors Yao and Shun in the 23rd century bc; he is said to have been the first to introduce laws for the repression of crime. 1300 years later a descendant of his was rewarded for his talents in animal husbandry by being granted the lordship of Qin Valley as a vassal state. Later descendants adopted the place name Qin as their surname. Chinese : there are two branches of bearers of this character for the surname: one pronounced Qin, and the other Tan (see Tan), although both are represented with the same character.

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List of People with Surname Qin

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 597 people with the surname Qin. Among these people surnamed Qin, there are nearly 160 different names, with an average of 3 people having the same name. Wei Qin, Xiao Qin and Jing Qin are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Qin, with 19, 17 and 16 people respectively.

Besides that, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Qin, with a total of 188 people, and there are a total of 91 different names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Qin, with a total of 79 people and an average of 52 different names.