Joo Name Meaning

Chinese and Korean: variant of Chu. Hungarian: archaic spelling variant of Jó (see Jo).

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


Similar surnames: Jo, Joos, Jou, Woo, Koo, Joe, Jon, Joh, Boo, Goo

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Joo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Joo in 1955 was 50, and 61 in 2004.

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