The Chinese surname Huo
(霍) is an uncommon Chinese surname
. The Putonghua
) version is pronounced Huo, while the Cantonese
version is pronounced Fok
During Zhou Dynasty, King Wu (武王) (surname: "Ji") awarded land to his brother, Shuchu (叔處) at "Huo" (modern Huozhou, Shanxi, China) and the descendants of Shuchu adopted "Huo" as their surname.
In mainland China, the most well known people with surname Huo are: