Why is Kim such a common surname in South Korea?

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  • olivia
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    5 months ago
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    The stranger, in turn, acquired a noble surname. Because family names such as Lee and Kim were among those used by royalty in ancient Korea, they were preferred by provincial elites and, later, by commoners when plumping for a last name.

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  • 5 months ago

    Kim meaning is loved by gold lovers!

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