Cho (Korean name)

Cho (Korean name)
Hanja also
Revised Romanization Jo
McCune–Reischauer Cho

Cho or Jo is a Korean family name. As of 2000, there were 1,347,730 people by this surname in South Korea of a total population of 45,985,289: more than 2% of the total population.[1] The name may represent either of the Chinese characters 趙 (same as the Chinese Zhao) and 曺 (Chinese Cao); the first is nearly three times more common.

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  1. ^ National Statistical Office (2000). "성씨·본관별 가구 및 인구". 인구 총조사 메타DB [Meta-database of the general population census]. Retrieved 2006-01-05. 

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