Family name origins & meanings
- Chinese : from the name of the Tu river, a tributary of the Yangtze.
- Chinese : from one of the characters in the name of the ancient city of Zoutu. The legendary emperor Huang Di (2697–2595 bc) used this city as a military base. Both characters of the city name, Zou (see Zou) and Tu, were adopted as surnames.
- Chinese : variant of Du.
- Vietnamese : unexplained.