Huo

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Huo (Chinese: ; pinyin: Huò; Jyutping: Fok3) is a Chinese surname. It is pronounced as "Fok" in Cantonese.

During the Zhou Dynasty, King Wu (personal name "Ji Fa") awarded land to his brother Shuchu (叔處) in "Huo" (modern Huozhou, Shanxi), and Shuchu's descendants adopted "Huo" as their family name.

Notable people with the surname Huo[edit]

  • Huo Qubing (霍去病; 140 BC–117 BC), Western Han Dynasty general
  • Huo Guang (霍光; d. 68 BC), Huo Qubing's half-brother, Western Han Dynasty statesman
  • Huo Chengjun (霍成君; d. 54 BC), Huo Guang's daughter, Western Han Dynasty empress
  • Huo Jun (霍峻; 177-216), Eastern Han Dynasty general
  • Huo Yi (霍弋), Huo Jun's son, Shu general of the Three Kingdoms period
  • Huo Ji (霍冀; 1516-1575), Ming Dynasty official
  • Huo Yuanjia (霍元甲; 1868-1910), Qing Dynasty martial artist
  • Henry Fok Ying-tung (霍英東; Huo Yingdong; 1923-2006), Hong Kong businessman
  • Timothy Fok Tsun-ting (霍震霆; Huo Zhenting; b. 1946), Henry Fok's eldest son, Hong Kong politician and entrepreneur
  • Ian Fok Tsun-wan (霍震寰; Huo Zhenhuan; b. 1949), Henry Fok's second son, Hong Kong entrepreneur
  • Canning Fok Kin-ning (霍建寧; Huo Jianning; b. 1951), Hong Kong entrepreneur
  • Clarence Fok Yiu-leung (霍耀良; Huo Yaoliang; b. 1958), Hong Kong film director and producer
  • Wallace Huo Chien-hwa (霍建華; Huo Jianhua; b. 1979), Taiwanese actor and singer
  • Huo Siyan (霍思燕; b. 1981), actress
  • Patrick Fok Bing-tsung (霍炳宗; Huo Bingzong; b. 1981), Hong Kong news reporter