Monday, October 6, 2008

Huo (surname)

The Chinese surname Huo is an uncommon . The Putonghua version is pronounced Huo, while the version is pronounced Fok.

During Zhou Dynasty, King Wu awarded land to his brother, Shuchu at "Huo" and the descendants of Shuchu adopted "Huo" as their surname.

In mainland China, the most well known people with surname Huo are:
*Huo Qubing a Han Dynasty Chinese general known for his military prowess at an early age
*Huo Guang a Han Dynasty famous minister
*Huo Yuanjia a martial arts hero who is the main character of the movie Fearless
*Henry Fok Ying Tung a famous with the surname Fok.

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