Huo (surname)

Huo (surname)

The Chinese surname Huo (霍) is an uncommon Chinese surname. The Putonghua (Standard Mandarin) 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:

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