Meaning and Origin of: Jo
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First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew : He shall increase; a feminine version of Joseph
- Greek : Violet flower, modest
- Hebrew : He shall add
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- Chinese and Korean : variant of Cho.
- Japanese(Jō) : ‘castle’. The same character is also pronounced Shiro. A noble family in Echigo (now Niigata prefecture) named Jō was descended from the Taira clan. Another name pronounced similarly, written with the character meaning ‘emotion’, is found in Okinawa.
- Hungarian (Jó) : nickname from jó ‘good’.