Gao.us is a family website managed by the members of the Gao’s family, who is originated from China and primarily living in the United States. The top-level domain .US does not necessarily represent the United States, but rather stands for “us” which we appreciate much more. Gao (Chinese: 高) is an East Asian surname of Chinese origin that can be literally translated as “high” or “tall”. According to Wikipedia, there are approximately 16 million living people with this surname. Some places, such as Taiwan, usually romanise this family name into Kao. In Hong Kong and Korea, it is romanized to Ko. In Macau, it is romanized to Kou. In Singapore, it is romanized to Koh.