Ho Name Meaning

Korean (Ho): there is only one Chinese character for the Ho surname. Some records indicate that there are fifty-nine Ho clans, but only four have been identified and documented. All four clans descend from the same founding ancestor. In ad 48, a sixteen-year-old Indian princess is said to have arrived by boat on the shores of Korea. The Karak Kingdom’s King Suro married the woman, and out of respect for her origins allowed the second of their ten children to retain his mother’s surname, Ho. The Ho surname is very common and is widely distributed throughout the Korean peninsula. Vietnamese (Hô`): unexplained. Chinese: variant of He.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cho, Ko, So, To, Ha, He, Hu, No, Bo, Go

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Ho Family Origin

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Ho Family Occupations

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  • Prostitute

    18%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Miner

    9%

In 1880, Prostitute, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ho. A less common occupation for the Ho family was Miner. The most common Ho occupation in the USA was Prostitute. 18% of Ho's were Prostitutes.

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Between 1941 and 2004, Ho life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ho in 1941 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ho

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