Ko (Korean surname)

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Family name
Pronunciation Go, Koh, Goh
Meaning high
Region of origin Korean peninsula
Language(s) of origin Korean
Related names Gao, Cao
Revised Romanization Go
McCune–Reischauer Ko

Ko (髙|高), also variously romanized Go, Koh, or Goh, is a common Korean family name. As of the 2000 South Korean census, there were 435,000 Kos in South Korea, accounting for just under 1% of the population. Liaoyang (遼陽) based Go (高) family is The Royal of Goguryeo, Northern Yan ruler Gao Yun (高雲), Tang Dynasty general Gao Xianzhi (高仙芝) has Goguryeo origin.

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