Qian Surname History
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- Qian country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Qian last name meaning & etymology
- Qian spelling & pronunciation
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Qian Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Qian can be complicated to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Qian may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Qian Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Qian come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Qian come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Qian Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Qian surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Qian were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Qian. Last names like Qian transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over time.
Last names similar to QianQiang, Qiank, Qiannitelli, Qianwan, Qianzhengmin, Qiao, Qiaomei, Qiaosheng, Qiao-xu, Qiaranta, Qiay, Qibaojun, Qibell, Qiblawi, Qibtiyah, Qi cao, Qicdip, Qice, Qichao, Qick
Qian Family Tree
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- Sima Qian 司马迁
- Jinbao Qian 1966 - 2004
- Ruying Qian 1927 - 2011
- Renyuan Qian 1916 - 2009
- Jia Z Qian 1922 - 1995
- Y Qian 1941 - 1993
- Shao Quan Qian 1926 - 2009
- Zhu J Qian 1925 - 2007
- Liruo Qian 1926 - 2003
- Huichang Qian 1930 - 2007