The Mpondo and Mpondomise people live in the Eastern Cape they are of Mbo group related to Swazi, Mkhize, Hlubi, Dlamini, Zizi etc. Their first known King is Sibiside. Here are their Kings/Chiefs and other known surnames:
Njanya, Sibiside, Mpondo and Mpondomise, Cirha, Nojaholo, Ncibane, Mhlantla, Chithwayo, Cwerha, Vabane, Mahlahlana, Deyi, Babalo, Debeza, Jebe, Nonyanya, Nongoqo, Mbeka, Ntshiyini, Khonkcoshe, Mbokodo, Gangatha, Gatyeni, Mamali, Ghara, Jalamba, Jola, Jolinkomo, Mphankomo, Qengeba, Phahla, Ngwana, Ndlebendlovu, Mziwelanga, Jwara, Khiwa, Khonjwayo, Khwetshube, Mpehle, Ngxabane, Ngxongo, Nsundu, Nkabane, Nyawuza, FAKU, Thahla, Ndayeni, Ziqele, Dakile, Ngqungqushe, Bokleni, Ndamase, Qhinebe, Gqugqugqu, Phazima, Mlunjwa, Pholela, Mpehle, Khweshube, Hegebe, Potwana, Mbotho,
AmaMpondo and Mpondomise speak a Xhosa dialect of Nguni languages.