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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Filipino
Pronounced Pron. khaw-HWUNG-ko(Tagalog)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Hokkien 許寰哥 (Khó͘ Hoân-ko), which was the nickname of Co Yu Hwan (許玉寰), a Chinese migrant who arrived in the Philippines in the 19th century. This is the name of a prominent political and business family in the Philippines.
Added 9/5/2016 by jfifles
Edited 7/27/2020 by Mike C and HL