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In : 1: Chinese: variant of Yin.2: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 阮 see Ruan 3.3: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 袁 see Yuan 1.4: Korean: name of a family that migrated from China to Korea during the reign of Shilla's 3rd-century king Sŏk Yu-rye (284–98). The founding ancestor In So established a clan seat in the Kyodong area of Chŏlla North Province. Another clan seat was subsequently established by his descendent In Pin during the Koryŏ period. The surname is not common in Korea.5: Cambodian: written អ៊ិន unexplained.


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