Sinchang Maeng clan
CountryKorea
Current regionAsan
FounderMencius
Connected membersMaeng Sang-hoon

Sinchang Maeng clan (Korean신창 맹씨; Hanja新昌 孟氏) is one of the Korean clans. Their Bon-gwan was in Asan, South Chungcheong Province. According to the research held in 2000, the number of Sinchang Maeng clan was 18147, and the number of families was 5631. Sinchang Maeng Clan's ancestor was Mencius. Meng Seung hun (孟承訓), a 39th grandchild of Mencius, entered Silla as a Chinese Wujing Boshi (五经博士; 五經博士; Wǔjīng Bóshì) in Hanlin Academy, during Tang dynasty period in 888. In the Goryeo period during the Chungnyeol of Goryeo’s reign, Meng Ui (孟儀) founded Sinchang Maeng Clan after Meng Ui (孟儀) was designated as Count of Sinchang.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Academy of Korean Studies 신창맹씨 新昌孟氏. Academy of Korean Studies.
  2. ^ JIN Guanglin [ja] (2014). A Comparison of the Korean and Japanese Approaches to Foreign Family Names (PDF). Journal of Cultural Interaction in East Asia Vol.5 Society for Cultural Interaction in East Asia.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)p18