List of Korean Baby Names Meanings View Other Origins

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  • Areum - AH-rum
    Areum, also spelled Ah-reum, is a Korean feminine given name. Unlike most Korean given names, which are composed of two single-syllable Sino-Korean morphemes each written with one hanja, Areum is an indigenous Korean name (고유어 이름), a single two-syllable word meaning "beauty".
    Meaning: Beautiful, Origin: Korean
  • Bora - BAW-ra
    The name Bora is a Latin baby name. In Latin the meaning of the name Bora is: Stranger.
    Meaning: Of purple color, Origin: Korean
  • Chul - CHUL
    Chul, also spelled Cheol or Chol, is a single-syllable Korean masculine given name, as well as an element in some two-syllable Korean given names. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.
    Meaning: Iron, Origin: Korean
  • Eun - EUN
    From Sino-Korean 恩 (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 (eun) meaning "silver, money", as well as other hanja characters which are pronounced in the same way. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
    Meaning: Charitable, Origin: Korean
  • Gi - GI
    The name Gi is a baby girl name. The name Gi comes from the Korean origin. In Korean the meaning of the name Gi is: One who is brave.
    Meaning: Rising, Origin: Korean
  • Gun - GOON
    Gun, also spelled Geon, Kŏn, Keon, Gon, Kuhn, or Kun, is a single-syllable masculine Korean given name, as well as an element in some two-syllable given names. The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.
    Meaning: Strong, Origin: Korean
  • Gyeong - GYUHNG
    Kyung, also spelled Kyoung, Gyeong, Kyeong, or Kyong, is an uncommon Korean family name, as well as a single-syllable Korean given name and an element in many two-syllable Korean given names.
    Meaning: Respected, Origin: Korean
  • Haneul - HAH-nul
    Ha-neul, also spelled Ha-nul, is a Korean unisex name. Unlike most Korean given names, which are composed of two single-syllable Sino-Korean morphemes each written with one hanja, Ha-neul is an indigenous Korean name: a single two-syllable word meaning "sky".
    Meaning: Heavenly, Origin: Korean
  • Hoon - HUN
    Hoon, also spelled Hun, is a single-syllable masculine Korean given name, as well as a morpheme in many other Korean given names. The meaning differs based on the hanja with which the name is written.
    Meaning: Teaching, Origin: Korean
  • Hwan - HWAN
    Hwan is a rare Korean family name, as well as an element in Korean given names. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.
    Meaning: Bright, Origin: Korean
  • Hye - HIE
    From Sino-Korean 慧 (hye) meaning "bright, intelligent" or other characters which are pronounced in the same way. Although it does appear rarely as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character. A notable bearer was a 6th-century king of Baekje.
    Meaning: Intelligent woman, Origin: Korean
  • Hyeon - HIE-uh-ohn
    From Sino-Korean 賢 (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or other characters which are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
    Meaning: Person of virtue, Origin: Korean
  • Hyuk - HYUK
    Hyuk, also spelled Hyok or Hyeok, is a single-syllable masculine Korean given name, as well as an element in some two-syllable Korean given names. The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write the name.
    Meaning: Radiant, Origin: Korean
  • Hyun - HYUN
    Hyun-a is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 35 hanja with the reading "hyun" and 20 hanja with the reading "a" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names.
    Meaning: Person of virtue, Origin: Korean
  • Iseul - EE-sul
    Given Name ISEUL. GENDER: Feminine & Masculine. USAGE: Korean. OTHER SCRIPTS: 이슬 (Korean Hangul)
    Meaning: From dew, Origin: Korean
  • Jae - JAAH
    Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Hangul and Hanja. Jae is a single-syllable Korean given name, as well as element in two-syllable Korean given names. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.
    Meaning: Wealthy, Origin: Korean
  • Jeong - JONG
    From Sino-Korean 靜 (jeong) meaning "quiet, still, gentle" or 貞 (jeong) meaning "virtuous, chaste, loyal", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
    Meaning: Silent and chaste, Origin: Korean
  • Jong - JONG
    Given Name JONG. GENDER: Feminine & Masculine. USAGE: Korean. OTHER SCRIPTS: 정 (Korean Hangul), 靜, 貞, 正, etc. ( Korean Hanja)
    Meaning: Silent and chaste, Origin: Korean
  • Jung - JUNG
    German: distinguishing epithet, from Middle High German junc 'young', for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually a son who bore the same name as his father. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German jung 'young', given to or assumed by people who were young at the time when surname became obligatory.
    Meaning: Silent and chaste, Origin: Korean
  • Ki - KI
    Meaning & History. From Japanese 一 (kazu) meaning "one" or 和 (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness", 希 (ki) meaning "hope" or 樹 (ki) meaning "tree", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.
    Meaning: Rising, Origin: Korean
  • Kwan - KWAHN
    The name Kwan is a baby boy name. The name Kwan comes from the Korean origin. In Korean the meaning of the name Kwan is: One who is strong. Similar Names: Iwan ( Welsh )
    Meaning: Powerful, Origin: Korean
  • Kwang - KWANG
    Kwang is a Korean given name and name element. The meaning differs based on the hanja used. There are 13 hanja with this reading, and three variant forms, on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names; their meanings are listed in the table at right.
    Meaning: Wild, Origin: Korean
  • Kyung - KYUNG
    Kyung, also spelled Kyoung, Gyeong, Kyeong, or Kyong, is an uncommon Korean family name, as well as a single-syllable Korean given name and an element in many two-syllable Korean given names.
    Meaning: Respected, Origin: Korean
  • Myeong - MYUHNG
    Myung, also spelled Myeong, Myong, or Myoung, is a Korean family name, a single-syllable Korean given name, and an element in some two-syllable Korean given names. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.
    Meaning: Clear, Origin: Korean
  • Myung - MYUHNG
    Myung, also spelled Myeong, Myong, or Myoung, is a Korean family name, a single-syllable Korean given name, and an element in some two-syllable Korean given names. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.
    Meaning: Clear, Origin: Korean
  • Nari - NAH-ri
    Nari, also spelled Naree, is a Korean feminine given name. Unlike most Korean names, which are composed of two Sino-Korean roots each written with one hanja, "Nari" is an indigenous Korean name: a single word meaning "lily".
    Meaning: Lily flower, Origin: Korean
  • Ok - AWK
    Ok, sometimes spelled Oak or Ock, is an uncommon Korean family name, a single-syllable Korean given name, and an element in some two-syllable Korean given names. It is usually written with a hanja meaning "jade".
    Meaning: Treasured, Origin: Korean
  • Shin
    From Japanese 真 (shin) meaning "real, genuine" or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
    Meaning: Belief, Origin: Korean
  • Bae
    Bae, also spelled Bai or Pae, is a Korean family name. ... A common question when people sharing this surname meet is, "Does your pear have a stem or not?", as the Korean word for "pear" is also bae. The same character is also used to write the Chinese surname Pei, and is also the origin of the Vietnamese surname Bùi.
    Meaning: Inspiration, Origin: Korean
  • Seung
    Seung is the Revised Romanisation spelling of an uncommon Korean family name, a single-syllable Korean given name, and a common element in two-syllable Korean given names. The meaning differs based on the hanja used.
    Meaning: Successor, winning, Origin: Korean