To Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Du 1. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Tao. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Tu 2. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Tu 3. Chinese : variant of Chu 2. 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.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ko, Toh, So, Ho, Mo, Tu, No, Lo, Bo, Do

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farming

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, Carpenter and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by To. The most common To occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of To's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the To family was Laborer.

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Between 1963 and 2004, To life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for To in 1963 was 72, and 76 in 2004.

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