1.Korean (S?): although there are two Chinese characters for the S? surname, one of these is extremely rare and can be discounted (there are only about two hundred people in Korea who use this rare character). Some records indicate that the more common character for S? has as many as 165 clans, but only eleven of http://www.guinee-voyage.com/?p=27 them can be documented. The first recorded ancestor of the S? clans seems to be a Shilla figure named S? Shin-il. According to some legends, the rulers of the Old Chos?n kingdom (died 194 bc) were driven from power by the Wiman Chos?n and settled in the Ich'?n area. The S? clans are among the descendants of these ancient rulers. About fifty percent of modern http://www.cnatraininghub.org/?p=27 members of the S? clans live in the Ky?ngsang provinces or in Ch?lla South province.