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Origin of Deng Family in Xuancheng of Han Nationality Reflects History of Chinese Ethnic Integration

Based on the fact that Deng and Deng in Jinlian Village, Qiqin Town, Xinjan County, Jiangxi Province, China, have married each other for hundreds of years, but they have never married Li in Dageng Village, Chengshang Township, Xinjan County, Jiangxi Province, China, for more than 800 years, this paper seems to contradict the basic common sense and custom of the Chinese Han people, and reveals the causes and origins of this fact and phenomenon in detail. This paper introduces the research. This paper traces the history of the origin of Deng Clan in Xuancheng, Han nationality in China. Li Youxin, the marquis of Xuancheng in the Southern Tang Dynasty of China, took his father Li Tianhe's title "Deng King" as his surname, untangling the origin of Deng Clan in Xuancheng, tracing the origin of Li Tianhe's "Li", and revealing the origin of Xianbei Tuoba Li. It reflects the historical fact that Xianbei royal family, Xianbei nobles and Xianbei civilians transformed into Han nationality in Northern and Southern Dynasties of China, then traces back to the origin of Xianbei Tuoba tribe in Han Dynasty of China, and then traces back to the origin history of Xiongnu Tuoba tribe. Finally, it traces back and proves that the paternal ancestor of Deng Xuancheng, a Han Chinese, is General Li Ling, the eldest grandson of Li Guangchang, a Fei general in the period of Emperor Wu of Han Dynasty in China. At the end of the article, it is emphasized that the historical evolution of various ethnic groups in China is extremely complicated. In the process of evolution, various ethnic groups blend with each other, marry each other, and are linked by blood. It provides the historical facts and theoretical basis for the great integration of the Chinese nation.

Xuancheng Deng, Han Chinese; Xianbei Tuoba Tribe; National Integration

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Shaoyun, D., Qinghua, Q. (2024). Origin of Deng Family in Xuancheng of Han Nationality Reflects History of Chinese Ethnic Integration. Humanities and Social Sciences, 12(1), 19-24.

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Shaoyun, D.; Qinghua, Q. Origin of Deng Family in Xuancheng of Han Nationality Reflects History of Chinese Ethnic Integration. Humanit. Soc. Sci. 2024, 12(1), 19-24. doi: 10.11648/hss.20241201.13

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Shaoyun D, Qinghua Q. Origin of Deng Family in Xuancheng of Han Nationality Reflects History of Chinese Ethnic Integration. Humanit Soc Sci. 2024;12(1):19-24. doi: 10.11648/hss.20241201.13

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