GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: 영 (Korean Hangul), 英, 榮, 永, 映, etc. (Korean Hanja)
From Sino-Korean 英 (yeong)
meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", as well as other hanja characters which are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name. This name was borne by Jang Yeong-sil (where Jang
is the surname), a 15th-century Korean scientist and inventor.