Won (Korean name)

Cha (Korean name)

Cha is an uncommon family name in Korea. The Yeonan Cha clan is the only clan. The founding ancestor was Cha Hyo-jeon, son of Yu Cha-dal (10th century AD). Most of the clan’s members live in Gyeongsang province, Hwanghae province, or P'yŏngan province. In South Korea in 2000, there were 180,589 people named Cha.

List of famous Chas


  • Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

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