Jo Name Meaning

Chinese and Korean: variant of Cho. Japanese(Jo): ‘castle’. The same character is also pronounced Shiro. A noble family in Echigo (now Niigata prefecture) named Jo was descended from the Taira clan. Another name pronounced similarly, written with the character meaning ‘emotion’, is found in Okinawa. Hungarian (Jó): nickname from jó ‘good’.

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List of People with Surname Jo

As far as we found, there are a total of 1,160 people with the surname Jo. Among these people surnamed Jo, there are around 252 distinct names, with an average of 4 people sharing the same name. Connor Jo, Neill Jo and Donnell Jo are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Jo, with 30, 30 and 29 people respectively.

Additionally, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Jo, with a total of 299 people, and there are a total of 155 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Jo, with a total of 77 people and an average of 65 distinct names.