Given Name GYEONG-JA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Korean
OTHER SCRIPTS: 경자 (Korean Hangul), 慶子, 敬子, etc. (Korean Hanja)
PRONOUNCED: GYUNG-JAH   [details]

Meaning & History

From Sino-Korean (gyeong) meaning "congratulate, celebrate" or (gyeong) meaning "respect, honour" combined with (ja) meaning "child". This name can be formed of other hanja character combinations as well. Korean feminine names ending with the character (a fashionable name suffix in Japan, read as -ko in Japanese) became less popular after Japanese rule of Korea ended in 1945.
VARIANT: Kyung-Ja
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Keiko (Japanese)