蘇 (Su, So) in the Philippines

First published in Tulay Fortnightly, Chinese-Filipino Digest 23, no. 23 (May 23-June 13, 2011): 5. Surname 蘇 (Su in Mandarin, So in Hokkien) ranks 41st in China among Chinese surnames and 17th among Chinese in the Philippines. The origin of surname Su is quite interesting. It is linked to the herb su chao (蘇草), literally […]