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Chan Genealogy & History

Chan is the most common anglicization of a very common east Asian name that can also appear as Chen or Chun, among other variations. Other versions of the name are the Korean Jin and the Vietnamese Tran. Chan is the fifth most common surname in China and the most common in Taiwan and Singapore. One unofficial count names Chan as the 19th most common surname in Canada. Chan family history is extraordinarily long, the name beginning as the surname of descendants of the ancient Emperor Shun. The Chen Dynasty ruled southern China from 557 to 589 AD. Chan genealogy includes martial artist and actor Jackie Chan.


Chan Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Lin Chan-- --, 1921March 17,2010NY
Back Chan-- --, 1891June ,1979CA
Cai Yang Chan-- --, 1908January 15,1997NY
Dai Chan-- --, 1921June 10,2000NY

Chan Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Earl Chan-- --, 1933April ,1971San Francisco,CA
Fai Chan-- --, 1905August 15,1996Staten Island,NY
G Bun Piac Chan-- --, 1922March 17,2002New York,NY
Hai Chan-- --, 1922October 30,2002New York,NY

Chan Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
David ChanChristine LauMay 30,1970Wake, NC
Hwai ChanJulita MalikasimMarch 30,2002Wake, NC
Xiao ChanYong LinMiami-Dade, FL
Yean ChanPui LiangApril 26,2001Dallas, TX

Most Common Surnames After Chan

664th: Haas665th: Fitzpatrick
666th: Vaughan667th: Hendricks
668th: Wiggins669th: Dougherty
670th: Hurley671st: Noble
672nd: Livingston673rd: Singleton

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