Type Surname (ornamental)
Other Forms FormsPhokontsi, Phokontshi, Phukuntsi
This surname has multilayered meanings1. Literally "the one who swats or attracts flies". Meaning someone who gets bothered easily or a lot2. Literally "lots of dew". 3. Literally "one who owns a lot of goats"The surname may be related to Mofokeng, which may then more likely lead to meaning 2.