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Chinese: Cantonese form of the surnames 塗 (or 涂) and 屠 see Tu 1 and Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 陶 see Tao Chinese: Cantonese form of the surnames 杜 都 and 堵 see Du 1- Chinese: variant of Tuo . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 卓 see Zhuo Vietnamese (Tô): from the Chinese surname 蘇 see Su 7: Korean: there are three Chinese characters for the Korean surname To. Of these two are quite rare while the third is used by at least fifteen clans. Three clans can be documented but two of them appear to be practically extinct. Only the Söngju To clan has a significant population in Korea. The origins of the Söngju To clan are unclear. It is certain however that the clan was living in the Söngju area by the end of the post-Shilla Three Kingdom period. Compare Do 5 and Toh 9.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022