Song (Korean name)
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|Hanja||宋, 松, 訟|
Song is one of the well-known Korean surnames.
Song, using Chinese character is written in two different ways: 宋 and 松.
The rare Song, 松, the origin and its progenitor are unknown. According to the 1975 Census, this Song ranked 248 out of reported 249 surnames in Korea. In 1985, 29 families were reported existing, and it ranked 213 out of the 274 names. 3 Branches from the 松 root are considered major: Kim-Hae 김해(金海), Shin-Pyung 신평(新平), and Yong-Sung 용성(龍城). Hwasun song clan's original surname is Song Ben(松本), later change to surname Song(松). Song Yang(松讓) is korea native people in ad 100~200 age. unknown a Song Yang(松讓)'s offspring
For the other majorly known and generally used Song, 宋, a naturalized-Korean citizen named Song Joo-Eun 송주은(宋柱殷) from China's Tang Dynasty became the progenitor of the people bearing his surname. The reason for Song's naturalization to Korean citizenship is unknown, but he was a highly ranked court official during Korea's Silla Dynasty.
The more common Song (宋) genealogy shows that 172 branches of families derived from its originator, although many are believed extinct. The three direct grandsons (Yoo-Ik 유익(惟翊), Chun-Ik 천익(天翊), and Mun-Ik 문익(文翊))of Song Joo-Eun are considered as the fathers of the three major branches of the Song family, and the three branches (Yeosan 여산(礪山), Eunjin 은진(恩津), and Jincheon 진천(鎭川)) occupy 90% of the Song (宋)name. The remaining branches (Yuhn-An 연안(延安)· Ya-Sung 야성(冶城)· Chung-Ju 청주(淸州)· Nam-Yang 남양(南陽)· Bok-Heung 복흥(福興)) are also believed to have derived from the three major Song branches, therefore, all Songs(宋) are the descendants of Song Joo-Eun, and prohibited from intermarriage by custom.
According to the 2000 Census, Songs(宋 and 松) occupy 1.4% of the Korean population. Throughout the Korean history, the name Song in general is a widely recognized surname, and also understood by many Koreans as one of the less populated names. 宋 is changeable from Sung(成), Song(松) in past
be surname Song(訟) in past korea. some Song(訟) clan change to surname Sung(成), they is Gangneung Sung(成) clan
The surname is also used in China.
- Yeosan clan
- Eunjin clan
- Jincheon clan
- Yeonan clan
- Yaseong clan
- Cheongju clan
- Sinpyeong clan
- Gimhae clan
- Namyang clan
- Bokheung clan
- Yongseong clan
List of famous Songs
- Song Yang, (松讓), Buyeo people, Korea Native.
- Song Ji Keom, (宋之兼), Korea Native in at AD 10~100, Yeonyan song clan.
- Song Wui, (宋瑋), founding contributor of Goryeo, Yeonyan song clan.
- Song Kyu, (宋奎), people from china in late Shilla age, Gyeonggi-do Namyang song clan.
- Song Song Ryeoi, (宋松禮), Goryeo's bureaucrat.
- Son Beong Jun, (宋秉畯), Joseon's bureaucrat.
- Song Joo-Eun, Silla Dynasty's highly ranked court official.
- Song In, d. 1126, Goryeo,s higher government official.
- Song Eon-sang, Goryeo general.
- Song Hui-gyeong, b. 1376, scholar-official of the Joseon Dynasty.
- Song Sang-chim, consort of King Sejong the Great of Joseon.
- Queen Song Jeongsun, b. 1440, consort of King Danjong of Joseon.
- Song Sang-hyeo, 16th century prefect of Dongnae during the Siege of Dongnae (Joseon Dynasty).
- Song Si-yeol, b. 1607-1689, major Joseon Dynasty philosopher.
- Song Duk Ki, b. 1893, taekkyeon Master.
- Song Kyu, b. 1900, second patriarch of Won Buddhism.
- Song Yo Chan, b. 1918, South Korean Chief Cabinet Minister (Military Rule).
- Song Sin-do, b. 1932, South Korean human rights activist.
- Song Soon-Chun, b. 1934, South Korean amateur boxer.
- Song Jae-Ho, b. 1939, South Korean actor.
- Song Sang-hyun, b. 1941, President of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
- Song Du-yul, b. 1944, professor at University of Münster in Germany.
- Song Dae Kwan, b. 1946, South Korean trot (music) singer.
- Song Min-soon, b. 1948, South Korean diplomat.
- Song Do Yeong, b. 1951, South Korean voice actor.
- Cathy Song, b. 1955, Korean American poet.
- Song Seung-hwan, b. 1957, South Korean producer of Nanta (musical).
- Song Myung-soon, b. 1958, first South Korean woman combat general.
- Song Ji Na, b. 1959, South Korean screenwriter.
- Song Ok-sook, b. 1960, South Korean actress.
- Song Dong-Wook, b. 1962, South Korean tennis player.
- Song Young-kil, b. 1963, Mayor of Incheon.
- Song Hae-seong, b. 1964, South Korean film director.
- Jake Song, b. 1965, South Korean game developer.
- Song Jin-Woo, b. 1966, South Korean baseball player.
- Song Kwang-sik, b. 1966, South Korean singer.
- Song Kang-ho, b. 1967, South Korean actor.
- Song Ju-Seok, b. 1967, South Korean football player.
- Song Ji-Hyun, b. 1969, South Korean team handball player and Seoul 1988 Summer Olympics champion.
- Anna Song, b. 1971, Korean American politician
- Song Il-gon, b. 1971, South Korean film director and screenwriter.
- Song Il Gook, b. 1971, South Korean television actor.
- Song Seung-Tae, b. 1972, South Korean field hockey striker.
- Song Ji-Man, b. 1973, South Korean baseball player.
- Song Yun-ah, b. 1973, South Korean model, singer and actress.
- Song Jae-Kun, b. 1974, South Korean short track speed skater.
- Song Joon Seok, b. 1974, South Korean voice actor.
- Daewon Song, b. 1975, American professional skateboarder.
- Song Jung-Hyun, b. 1976, South Korean football player.
- Song Seung Hun, b. 1976, South Korean actor.
- Song Ju-Hee, b. 1977, South Korean female football player.
- Song Chang Ui, b. 1979, South Korean actor.
- Song Baek Kyoung, b. 1979, South Korean rapper.
- Song Chong-Gug, b. 1979, South Korean footballer.
- Song Dong-hwan, b. 1980, South Korean ice hockey forward.
- Song Seung-Jun, b. 1980, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games baseball gold medalist pitcher.
- Song Jina, b. 1981, South Korean model.
- Song Ji-hyo, b. 1981, South Korean actress.
- Song Jong-Sun, b. 1981, North Korean female football player.
- Song Hye Kyo, b. 1981, South Korean actress.
- Song Suk-Woo, b. 1983, South Korean short-track speed skater.
- Song Tae-Lim, b. 1984, South Korean football player.
- Song Han-Bok, b. 1984, South Korean football player.
- Song Dong-Jin, b. 1984, South Korean football player.
- Song Myeong-Seob. b. 1984, South Korean taekwondo martial artist.
- Song Ki-Bok, b. 1985, South Korean football player.
- Song Joong-ki, b. 1985, South Korean actor.
- Song Bo-bae, b. 1986, South Korean female golfer.
- Song Chang-Ho, b. 1986, South Korean football player.
- Song Je-Heon, b. 1986, South Korean football player.
- Song Tae Kon, b. 1986, South Korean professional Go (game) player.
- Song Jin-Hyung, b. 1987, South Korean football player.
- Song Ho-Young, b. 1988, South Korean football player.
- Song Byung-Goo, b. 1988, South Korean professional StarCraft player.
- Song Yoo-geun, b. 1997, South Korea's youngest university student.
- Dr Song Jung-hee, Vice Mayor and Chief Information Officer of Seoul.
- Song Ja, Ex-Minister of Education, former President of Yonsei University and Myongji University and CEO of Daekyo.
- List of Korean family names
- Korean name
- Song (Chinese name)
- Song Family name history http://www.ancestry.com/facts/song-family-history.ashx