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Re: Origins of surname 'Szetu/Szeto' ?

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Posted by Jen Szeto ( on August 23, 2008 at 09:44:44:

In Reply to: Origins of surname 'Szetu/Szeto' ? posted by Mei Szetu on December 11, 2003 at 18:02:26:

Wow - I hardly know any other Szeto's - and now there are posts from all over the world. I hadn't heard anything about positions of power held in ancient China until now - nor the story of the fleeing clan. My grandparents grew up in Canton, China. My grandfather spells his name 'Szeto' and I believe his brother spells it 'Seeto' (they spelt it differently when they migrated to Australia). And I know I have quite a few relatives with that second variation of my name.

I know there are a lot of Seeto's who set up in Papua New Guinea. My own family set up in Vanuatu (South Pacific). However I didn't know of anyone who had set up in the Solomon Islands.

I moved to Sydney, Australia - but am currently in the UK. I have Szeto relatives in Australia, Canada and Tuvalu.

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