Korean Submitted Names

Korean names are used in South and North Korea. Note that depending on the Korean characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Korean names.
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AE-JEONG 애정 f Korean
Means "love, affection", from Sino-Korean 愛情.
AEJI 애지 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 愛 (ae) meaning "love, affection" and 智 (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or 地 (ji) meaning "earth, soil, ground". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
AEMIN 에민 f Korean
AE-RA 애라 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 愛 "love" and 羅 "net for catching birds". A famous bearer is South Korean actress Shin Ae-ra (1969-).
AE-RI 애리 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 愛 "love" and 利 "gains, advantage, profit, merit". A famous bearer is South Korean actress Jung Ae-ri (1960-).
A-EUN 아은, 娥恩, 娥銀, 雅恩, 我恩 f Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful," 雅 meaning "clean, pure" or 我 meaning "I, me," and an eun hanja, such as 恩 meaning "favour, grace" or 銀 meaning "silver."
AH-IN 아인, 亞仁, 妸仁 f & m Korean
Variant transcription of A-IN.
AHNJONG 安宗, 안종 m Korean
Combination of the name elements ahn meaning "tranquility" and jong meaning, "lineage, ancestry."
AHREUM 아름, 雅凛 f Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of AREUM.
A-HYEON 아현, 雅賢, 亜賢 f & m Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 雅 meaning "clean, pure" or 亜 meaning "next, second," and a hyeon hanja, e.g. 賢 meaning "benevolent; wise, sensible."
AH-YEON 아연, 娥娟, 娥緣, 娥淵 f Korean
Variant transcription of A-YEON.
A-IN 아인, 亞仁, 妸仁 f & m Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 亞 meaning "next, second" or 妸 meaning "beautiful," and an in hanja, e.g. 仁 meaning "benevolent, kind, virtuous."
A-JIN 아진, 雅真, 娥珍, 娥鎭 f & m Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 雅 meaning "clean, pure" or 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful," and a jin hanja, such as 真 meaning "true, real, genuine," 珍 meaning "treasure" or 鎭 meaning "quellable."
A-JUN 아준, 娥俊, 娥埈, 娥峻, 雅俊 m & f Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful" or 雅 meaning "clean, pure," and a jun hanja, such as 俊 meaning "talented, capable; handsome," 埈 or 峻, both meaning "high, tall; steep."
A-MIN 아민, 娥珉, 娥旼, 娥旻, 娥民 f & m Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful" or 雅 meaning "clean, pure," and a min hanja, such as 珉 meaning "gem," 旼 meaning "mild, temperate; peaceful," 旻 meaning "sky" or 民 meaning "people."
ARA 아라 f Korean
From Korean 알아 "to know". Using hanja it can mean "be beautiful; good" from Sino-Korean 娥 (a) or "elegant, graceful, refined" (雅, a) and "net for catching birds" (羅, ra)... [more]
A-RAN 아란, 雅蘭, 娥蘭 f Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 雅 meaning "clean, pure" or 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful," and a ran hanja, e.g. 蘭 meaning "orchid."
AREUM 아름, 雅凛 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the first part of adjective 아름답다 (areumdapda) meaning "beautiful."... [more]
AREUM-BYEOL 아름별 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of AREUM and BYEOL.
AREUMDAUM 아름다움 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the verbal noun of adjective 아름답다 (areumdapta) meaning "beautiful" (compare Areumdaun and the shorter, more common Areum).
AREUMDAUN 아름다운 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the present determiner form of adjective 아름답다 (areumdapta) meaning "beautiful" (compare Areumdaum and the shorter, more common Areum).
AREUM-I 아름이 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From AREUM combined with the subject marking particle 이 (i).
AREUMI 아르미 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Variant of AREUM-I.
AREUM-SAEM 아름샘 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of AREUM and SAEM.
AREUM-SOL 아름솔 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of AREUM and SOL.
ARI 아리, 雅利, 䢝里 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the first part of adjective 아리땁다 (arittapda) meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful." It can also be written with hanja, combining an a hanja, such as 雅 meaning "clean, pure; right, straight, correct; elegant, graceful" or 䢝 "second, next," with a ri hanja, like 利 meaning "benefit, advantage" or 里 meaning "village."
ARISOL 아리솔 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of ARI and SOL.
A-YEON 아연, 娥娟, 娥緣, 娥淵 f Korean
Combination of an a hanja, e.g. 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful," and a yeon hanja, such as 娟 meaning "happy; beautiful," 緣 meaning "tie, connection, relationship" or 淵 meaning "pond; marsh; puddle."
A-YEONG 아영, 雅英, 娥榮, 娥英, 我鈴 f Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 雅 meaning "clean, pure," 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful," 我 meaning "I, me," 妸 meaning "beautiful" or 峨 meaning "high, tall; steep," and a yeong hanja, such as 英 meaning "floral decoration; excellent, outstanding," 榮 meaning "prosperity, glory," 鈴 meaning "bell," 映 or 暎, both meaning "shine, reflection."
A-YOUNG 아영, 雅英, 娥榮, 娥英, 我鈴 f Korean
Variant transcription of A-YEONG.
BADA 바다 f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 바다 (bada) meaning "sea, ocean," perhaps deriving from Goguryeo 波旦 (patɐrɐ) or 波豊 (patərə).
BAEK-HAN 백한 m Korean (Modern)
A character in Korean Drama "Vampire Flower
BAEK-HO 백호, 白虎 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 白虎 (baek-ho), referring to a white tiger, also one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations which represents the west and the autumn season. This makes it cognate with Japanese Byakko.... [more]
BAEK-HYEON 백현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 伯 "older brother" and 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good".
BALGEUM 밝음 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the verbal noun of adjective 밝다 (bakda) meaning "bright, brilliant; light, clear; acute, learned; cheerful, happy" (compare Balgeun).
BALGEUN 밝은 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the present determiner form of of adjective 밝다 (bakda) meaning "bright, brilliant; light, clear; acute, learned; cheerful, happy" (compare Balgeum).
BALGEUN-BYEOL 밝은별 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BALGEUN and BYEOL.
BARAM 바람 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 바람 (baram) meaning either "wind, air" or "desire, expectation, hope." The first word may possibly be a cognate to Old Chinese *plum/*plums meaning "wind" while the second word is derived from the verbal noun of verb 바라다 (barada) meaning "to wish that something was the case."
BAUL 바울 m Korean
Korean form of PAUL (Protestant variant).
BEODEUL 버들 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 버들 (beodeul) meaning "willow."
BEOM-GYU 범규, 範奎 m Korean
Combination of a beom hanja, e.g. 範 meaning "standard, norm; example, model," and a gyu hanja, e.g. 奎 meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride."
BEOM-SEOK 범석, 範錫, 範奭, 凡錫, 汎錫 m Korean
Combination of a beom hanja, like 範 meaning "standard, norm; example, model," 凡 meaning "all, everyone" or 汎 "large, big, extensive," and a seok hanja, such as 錫 meaning "tin; copper" or 奭 meaning "big, large, great; thriving, flourishing."
BEOM-SU 범수, 範洙, 範守, 凡秀, 犯洙 m Korean
Combination of a beom hanja, like 範 meaning "standard, norm; example, model," 凡 meaning "all, everyone" or 犯 "invasion, violation," and a su hanja, such as 洙 meaning "riverside," 秀 meaning "excellent, outstanding, exceptional" or 守 meaning "defence, protection; rule."
BINNA 빛나 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the stem of verb 빛나다 (binnada) meaning "to shine," effectively a combination of BIT and verb 나다 (nada) meaning "to be born; to appear, arise; to break/come out; to grow, spread."
BINNARAE 빛나래 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and NARAE.
BINNARI 빛나리 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and NARI.
BINNURI 빛누리 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and NURI.
BIT f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 빛 (bit) meaning "light, glow."
BITBYEOL 빛별 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and BYEOL (compare Byeolbit).
BITCHAN 빛찬 m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and the present determiner form of verb 차다 (chada) meaning "to fill" (compare Chanbit).
BIT-CHORONG 빛초롱 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and CHORONG.
BIT-DASOM 빛다솜 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and DASOM.
BIT-GAEUL 빛가을 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and GAEUL (compare GAEULBIT).
BIT-GAON 빛가온 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and GAON (compare GAON-BIT).
BIT-GARAM 빛가람 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and GARAM.... [more]
BIT-HANEUL 빛하늘 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and HANEUL (compare Haneul-bit).
BIT-NA 빛나 f & m Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of BINNA.
BIT-SARANG 빛사랑 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and SARANG.
BIT-YEOUL 빛여울 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BIT and YEO-UL.
BO-A 보아 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 珤 "treasure, jewel; precious, rare" and 雅 "elegant, graceful, refined". A famous bearer is South Korean singer Kwon BoA (1986-).
BO-AH 보아 f Korean
BO-BAE 보배, 寳培, 寳䔒, 甫培, 㻉培 f & m Korean
From Korean 보배 (bobae) meaning "treasure," shifted from Middle Korean 보ㅂᆡ (popoy), from Sino-Korean 寶貝. Other hanja used for this naem include 寶 (bo) meaning "treasure," 甫 (bo) meaning "big; beginning," 㻉 (bo) meaning "jade," 培 (bae) meaning "culture, cultivation; education," 䔒 (bae) meaning "bud" and 拜 (bae) meaning "prostration; bending, stooping."
BODEUM 보듬 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the stem of verb 보듬다 (bodeumda) meaning "to embrace, hug, clasp."
BO-GYEONG 보경 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 甫 "begin; man, father; great" or 寶 "treasure, jewel; precious, rare" (bo), and 炅 "brilliance" or 璟 "luster of gem" (gyeong).
BO-HEE 보희 f & m Korean
Variant transcription of BO-HUI.
BO-HUI 보희 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 甫 (bo) meaning "begin; man, father; great" or 普 (bo) meaning "wide, large" and 姬 (hui) meaning" "beauty; imperial concubine" or 熙 (hui) meaning "bright, splendid." A famous bearer is South Korean actress Lee Bo-hee (1959-).
BO-KYUNG f & m Korean
Kim Bo-kyung is a South Korean actress.
BOM f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Koream 봄 (bom) meaning "spring(time)."... [more]
BOM-BIT 봄빛 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BOM and BIT.
BOM-BYEOL 봄별 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BOM and BYEOL.
BOM-DEUL 봄들 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From BOM suffixed with pluralising marker 들 (deul).
BOM-GYEOL 봄결 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BOM and 결 (gyeol) meaning "layer, ply; chance, opportunity, moment."
BO-MI 보미 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 普 "universal, general, widespread" and 美 "beautiful, pretty; pleasing".
BOM-NURI 봄누리 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BOM and NURI.
BOM-SARANG 봄사랑 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BOM and SARANG.
BOM-SOL 봄솔 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BOM and SOL.
BOM-SORI 봄소리 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BOM and SORI.
BONG-JU 봉주 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 鳳 "male phoenix; symbol of joy" and 柱 "pillar, post; support". A famous bearer is South Korean marathoner Lee Bong-ju (1970-).
BONG-KI 봉기 m Korean
BONG-SOON 봉순 f Korean
BORAH 보라 f Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of BORA (3).
BORAM 보람, 寳濫, 寳蘫, 寳覽, 保濫 f & m Korean
From native Korean 보람 (boram) meaning "fruitful, useful, worthwhile."... [more]
BORAM-I 보람이 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From BORAM combined with the subject marking particle 이 (i).
BORAMI 보라미 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Variant of BORAM-I.
BO-SEON 보선 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 潽 "boiling water spilling out" and 善 "good, virtuous, charitable, kind".
BO-YEON 보연 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 甫 "begin; man, father; great" or 普 "universal, general, widespread" (bo), and 娟 "beautiful, graceful" or 淵 "gulf, abyss, deep" (yeon).
BO-YEONG 보영 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 寶 "treasure, jewel; precious, rare" and 英 "petal, flower, leaf".
BO-YOUNG 보영 f Korean
BUM f & m Korean
BYEOL f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 별 (byeol) meaning "star."
BYEOLBIT 별빛 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 별빛 (byeolbit) meaning "starlight," effectively a combination of BYEOL and BIT (compare Bitbyeol).
BYEOL-BITNA 별빛나 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BYEOL and Bitna.
BYEOL-HA 별하 f & m Korean (Modern)
Combination of BYEOL and the first syllable of HANEUL (compare Haneul-byeol).
BYEOL-I 별이 f & m Korean (Modern)
From BYEOL combined with the subject marking particle 이 (i).
BYEOL-NIM 별님 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From BYEOL suffixed with honorific 님 (nim).
BYEOL-SOL 별솔 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of BYEOL and Sol (compare Solbyeol).
BYEONG-CHEOL 병철 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 秉 "grasp, hold; bundle; authority" and 哲 "wise, sagacious". A famous bearer is South Korean businessman Lee Byung-chul (1910-1987), founder of the Samsung Group.
BYEONG-SU 병수 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 炳 "bright, luminous; glorious" and 守 "defend, protect, guard, conserve". A famous bearer is South Korean footballer Yoo Byung-soo (1988-).
BYUL f & m Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of BYEOL
BYUNG-CHAN 병찬 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 秉 means 'grasp,hold;bundle;authority' 燦 means 'vivid,illuminating;bright'
BYUNG-HEE 병희, 秉熙, 丙熙 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 秉 (byeong) meaning "grasp, hold", "bundle", or "authority" or 丙 (byeong) "third" combined with 熙 (hui) "bright, splendid, glorious". Other hanja combinations are possible.
BYUNG-SOO 병수 m Korean
Variant transcription of BYEONG-SU.
CHAENING 채닝 m & f Korean
Korean variant of CHANNING.
CHAE-RIN 채린, 彩麟 f Korean (Rare)
From Sino-Korean 彩 (chae) meaning "hue, colour" and 麟 (rin) meaning "female of Chinese unicorn", as well as other hanja combinations. A famous bearer is South Korean singer CL, born Lee Chae-rin (1991-).
CHAE-RYEONG 채령 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 (chae) "variegated colors" and 鈴 (ryeong) "bell".
CHAE-SEON 채선 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 "variegated colors" and 仙 "transcendent, immortal".
CHAE-YEON 채연 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 "variegated colors" and 姸 "beautiful".
CHANBIT 찬빛 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Korean 찬빛 (chanbit) meaning "luminescence," a combination of the present determiner form of verb 차다 (chada) meaning "to fill" and BIT (compare Bitchan).
CHANG-GYUN 창균 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 昌 "light of sun; good, proper" and 均 "equal, even, fair; all, also".
CHANG-MIN 창민 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 昶 "a long day; bright; extended; clear" or 昌 "light of sun; good, proper" (chang), and 暋 "strong, robust, tough" or 珉 "stone resembling jade" (min). A famous bearer is South Korean singer Shim Chang-min (1988-).
CHANG-SEOP 창섭 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 昌 "light of sun; good, proper" and 燮 "harmonize, blend; adjust".
CHANGYUN 챙윤 m Korean (Modern)
Means "creative ability". Changyun is also a popular singer in South Korea under groups SHU-I and ZEUS.
CHAN-HYEOK 찬혁 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 燦 "vivid, illuminating; bright" and 赫 "bright, radiant, glowing".
CHAN-MI 찬미 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 讚美, meaning "praise".
CHAN-SEONG 찬성 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 燦 "vivid, illuminating; bright" and 盛 "abundant, flourishing".
CHANSOL 찬솔 m & f Korean (Modern)
From a combination of the present determiner form of verb 차다 (chada) meaning "to fill" and SOL.
CHAN-U 찬우 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 燦 (chan) "vivid, illuminating; bright" and 佑 (u) "help, protect, bless".
CHAN-YEOL 찬열 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 燦 (chan) "vivid, illuminating; bright" and 烈 (yeol) "fiery, violent, vehement, ardent". A famous bearer is South Korean singer Park Chan-yeol (1992-).
CHAOREUM 차오름 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the verbal noun of verb 차오르다 (chaoreuda) meaning "to rise, fill up," effectively a combination of the stem of verb 차다 (chada) meaning "to fill" and verb 오르다 (oreuda) meaning "to go up."
CHENNY f Korean (?), Khmer (?)
Meaning unknown. A famous bearer is Chenny Paolucci (2002-), an ice skater.
CHEOL m Korean
Possible meanings (from Sino-Korean):... [more]
CHEOL-SU 철수 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 哲 (cheol) "wise, sagacious" and 秀 (su) "ear of grain; flowering, luxuriant; refined, elegant, graceful".
CHEONG f & m Korean
Time characters,Vital name of Chung
CHIL-HYEON 칠현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 七 "seven" and 炫 "shine, glitter; show off, flaunt".
CHI-WON 치원, 致遠 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 致 (chi) meaning "send, deliver, present" combined with 遠 (won) meaning "distant, remote, far". Other hanja combinations are possible.
CHO-A 초아 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 草 (cho) "grass, straw, thatch, herbs" and 娥 (a) "be beautiful; good".
CHOHUI 초희 f Korean
Derived from the sino-korean 楚 (cho) meaning "clear" and 姬 (hui) meaning "woman".
CHOI-GI 최기, 最基 m Korean (Rare, Archaic)
In the case of Joseon politician Yu In-ho's uncle, Yu Choi-gi (1689-?), it is made up of Sino-Korean 最 (choi) meaning "best, most; important, crucial" and 基 (gi) meaning "foundation, base."... [more]
CHOI-KI 최기, 最基 m Korean (Rare)
Variant transcription of CHOI-GI.
CHO-RONG 초롱 f & m Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of CHORONG.
CHORONG 초롱 f & m Korean (Modern)
From either the adverb 초롱초롱 (chorong chorong) "brightly, sparklingly" or 초籠 (chorong), referring to a silk-covered lantern.... [more]
CHUL m Korean
Variant transcription of CHEOL.
CHUL-SOON 철순, 哲淳, 喆淳 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 哲 (cheol) or 喆 (cheol) meaning "sagacious, wise, wise man" combined with 淳 (sun) meaning "pure, honest, genuine". Other hanja combinations are possible.
CHUNG f & m Korean
Variant transcription of JEONG.
CHUNG-JAE 충재 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 忠 "loyalty, devotion, fidelity" and 裁 "cut out; decrease".
CHUN-HWA 춘화 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 春 (chun) "spring" and 華 (hwa) "flowery; illustrious" or 花 (hwa) "flower; blossoms".
CHUN-JA 춘자 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 春 "spring" and 子 "child". Chun-ja was the tenth-most popular name for Korean girls born in 1940. The same characters can be read HARUKO in Japanese... [more]
DA-BIN 다빈 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many" and 彬 "cultivated, well-bred".
DAE-HWAN 대환 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 大 "big, great, vast, large, high" and 煥 "shining, brilliant, lustrous".
DAE-HYEON 대현, 大炫, 大鉉, 大賢, 大現 m Korean
Combination of a dae hanja, like 大 or 岱, both meaning "big, large, great," and a hyeon hanja, such as 炫 meaning "bright, brilliant; light, clear," 鉉 meaning "bowstring," 賢 meaning "benevolent; wise, sensible" or 現 meaning "appear, present; show, reveal."
DAE-SUNG 대성 m Korean
DA-EUN 다은 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" (da), and 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 "silver" (eun).
DAHAE 다해 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 (da) meaning "much, many; more than, over" and 海 (hae) meaning "sea, ocean".
DA-HEE 다희 f Korean
DA-HUI 다희 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 熙 "bright, splendid, glorious".
DA-HYE 다혜 f Korean
From Sino-Korean(Hanja) 多(da) meaning "Excellent, Better, Good" and 惠(hye) meaning "Love, Grace, Beautiful, Intelligent" or 慧(hye) meaning "Wise, Intelligent, Wisdom".
DA-HYEON 다현 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good".
DA-IN 다인 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 仁 "humaneness, benevolence, kindness".
DA-JEONG 다정 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 貞 "virtuous, chaste, pure; loyal".
DAL m Korean
Derived from the Korean word for "moon".
DALBIT 달빛 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 달빛 (dalbit) meaning "moonlight," from a combination of 달 (dal) meaning "moon" and BIT.
DALLAE 달래 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From either native Korean 달래 (dallae), referring to the Korean wild chive, or the root of verb 달래다 (dallaeda) meaning "to soothe, calm, comfort."
DAL-RAE 달래 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Variant transcription of DALLAE.
DA-MIN 다민, 多旻, 多旼 f & m Korean
Combination of a da hanja, e.g. 多 meaning "a lot, much," and a min hanja, such as 旻 meaning "sky" or 旼 meaning "mild, temperate; peaceful."
DANBI 단비 f Korean
Means "welcome rain" in Korean.
DA-RAE 다래 f Korean
DA-SAN 다산 m Korean
Means "the mountain of tea" from Sino-Korean 茶山. ... [more]
DASOM 다솜 f & m Korean (Modern)
From obsolete native Korean 다솜 (dasom) meaning "love." As a word, it is replaced by Sarang.
DATBYEOL 닻별 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 닻별 (datbyeol), referring to the Cassiopeia constellation, from a combination of 닻 (dat) meaning "anchor" and BYEOL.... [more]
DA-WON 다원 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" (da), and 元 "first; dollar; origin; head" or 媛 "beauty, beautiful woman" (won).
DA-YE 다예 f Korean
Means "diverse, versatile, multi-talented" from Sino-Korean 多樣.
DA-YEONG 다영 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 (da) "much, many; more than, over" and 英 (yeong) "petal, flower, leaf; brave, a hero".
DA-YOUNG 다영 f Korean
DEOK-HYE 덕혜 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 德 "ethics, morality, virtue" and 惠 "favor, benefit, confer kindness". A famous bearer is Princess Deok-hye of Korea (1912-1989), the last princess of Korea.
DEOKMAN 덕만 m & f Korean (Anglicized, Rare)
From Sino-Korean 賢"virtuous,worthy,good" and 只 "just,simple"
DEOK-SU 덕수, 德守, 德秀 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 德 (deok) meaning "virtue, ethics, morality" combined with 守 (su) meaning "to defend, to protect, to guard" or 秀 (su) meaning "(of plants) to shoot out into ears"... [more]
DEULLE 들레 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Shortening of MINDEULLE, coinciding with the root of the verb 들레다 (deulleda) meaning "to clamour, make a noise."
DO-HA 도하 m & f Korean
DO-HEE 도희 f Korean
DO-HUI 도희 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 都 "elegant, refined" and 熙 "bright, splendid, glorious".
DO-HYEON 도현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 都 (do) "elegant, refined" and 賢 (hyeon) "virtuous, worthy, good".
DONG-HA 東河, 동하 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) meaning "east" combined with 河 (ha) meaning "river". Other hanja combinations are possible. ... [more]
DONG-HAE 동해 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east, eastern" and 海 (hae) "sea, ocean".
DONG-HUI 동희 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east" and 熙 (hui) "bright, splendid, glorious".
DONG-HYEOK 동혁 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east" and 奕 "in sequence, orderly; abundant" or 赫 (hyeok) "bright, radiant, glowing".
DONG-HYEON 동현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 "east" (dong), and 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good" or 泫 "weep; cry; shine, glisten" (hyeon).
DONG-RIM 동림 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east, eastern" and 林 (rim) "forest, grove".
DONG-U 동우 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) meaning "east" or 桐 (dong), referring to the paulownia coreana tree, and 雨 (u) meaning "rain," 佑 (u) meaning "help, assist" or 宇 (u) meaning "house," among other hanja combinations.
DONG-UK 동욱 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 棟 "the main beams supporting a house" or 東 "east, eastern" (dong), and 旭 "rising sun; brilliance; radiant" (uk).
DONG-UN 동운 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 "east, eastern" and 雲 "clouds".
DONG-WAN 동완 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 烔 "heat" and 完 "complete, finish, settle; whole".
DONG-WOO 동우 m Korean
Variant transcription of DONG-U.
DONG-YUN 동윤 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 "east, eastern" and 潤 "soft; sleek".
DO-UN 도운 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 度 "degree, system; manner; to consider" and 雲 "clouds".
DO-YEON 도연 m & f Korean
DO-YEONG 도영 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 道 "path, road, street; method, way" and 永 "long, perpetual, eternal, forever".
DO-YOUNG 도영 m & f Korean
Variant transcription of DO-YEONG.
DU-BYEOL 두별 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From BYEOL prefixed with 두 (du), the combined form of the numeral 둘 (dul) meaning "two."
DU-HWAN 두환 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 斗 "Chinese peck; liquid measure" and 煥 "shining, brilliant, lustrous".
DU-JUN 두준 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 斗 "Chinese peck; liquid measure" and 俊 "talented, capable; handsome".
DUKJOO 덕주 f Korean
EO-JIN 어진 m & f Korean
Means "compassionate, benevolent" in Korean.
EUN-A 은아 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 (eun) "kindness, mercy, charity" and 雅 (a) "elegant, graceful, refined".
EUN-AH f Korean
Korean feminism given name.It is an popular name for girls born in South Korea.
EUN-BI 은비 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 (eun) "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 (eun) "silver" and Korean 비 (bi) "rain".
EUN-BYEOL 은별 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 (eun) meaning "silver" combined with Korean 별 (BYEOL) meaning "star".
EUN-BYUL 은별 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 銀 (eun) meaning "silver" or 恩 (eun) meaning "grace, favour, gratitude" combined with the native Korean word 별 (byeol) meaning "star". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
EUN-CHAE 은채 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" and 彩 "variegated colors".
EUN-GWANG 은광 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" and 光 "light, brilliant, shine; only".
EUN-GYEONG 은경 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 "silver" (eun), and 敬 "respect, honor" or 景 "scenery, view" (gyeong).
EUN-HA 은하, 銀河 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 銀 (eun) meaning "silver" combined with 河 (ha) meaning "river, stream, creek" or 銀河 (eunha) meaning "galaxy", as well as other hanja combinations.
EUN-HUI 은희 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 銀 "silver", 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" or 殷 "many, great; abundant, flourishing" (eun), and 姬 "beauty", 熹 "dim light, glimmer; warm, bright" or 僖 "joy, gladness, delight" (hui).
EUN-HYE 은혜 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩惠, meaning "grace".
EUN-JAE 은재 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" and 才 "talent, ability".
EUN-JIN 은진 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 銀 (eun) "silver; cash, money, wealth" and 珍 (jin) "precious, valuable, rare".
EUN-JU 은주, 銀珠, 恩珠, 殷珠, 恩周 f & m Korean
Combination of Sino-Korean elements eun, like 銀 meaning "silver," 恩 meaning "favour, grace" or 殷 meaning "thrive, flourish," and ju, such as 珠 meaning "jewel, pearl," 周 meaning "circumference," 柱 meaning "pillar, column; branch," 州 meaning "state, province" or 宙 meaning "dwelling; time, infinite; sky."... [more]
EUN-KYUNG 은경 f Korean
Variant transcription of EUN-GYEONG.
EUN-MI 은미 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 "silver" (eun), and 美 "beautiful, pretty; pleasing" (mi).
EUN-SANG m Korean
Famous bearer-Lee-eun sang.
EUN-SEO 은서 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" and 瑞 "felicitous omen; auspicious".
EUN-SEONG 은성 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 殷 (eun) meaning "many, great; abundant, flourishing" combined with 誠 (seong) meaning "sincere, honest; true, real".
EUN-SUK 은숙 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 "silver" (eun), and 淑 "good, pure, virtuous, charming" (suk).
EUNWOO 은우, 恩宇, 恩佑 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" combined with Sino-Korean 宇 (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe" or 佑 (u) meaning "help, protect, bless" Other Hanja combinations are also possible.
EUN-YUL 은율, 恩聿, 銀栗 f & m Korean
Combination of an eun hanja, like 恩 meaning "favour, grace" or 銀 meaning "silver," and a yul hanja, such as 聿 meaning "(writing) brush" or 栗 meaning "chestnut (tree)."
EUTTEUM 으뜸 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 으뜸 (eutteum) meaning "top, head, the best."
FONG f & m Korean
GAEUL 가을 f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 가을 (gaeul) meaning "autumn/fall."
GAEULBIT 가을빛 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Korean 가을빛 (gaeulbit) referring to autumnal tints, a combination of GAEUL and BIT (compare BIT-GAEUL).
GA-EUN 가은 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 佳 "good, auspicious; beautiful; delightful" and 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity".
GA-HEE 가희 f Korean
Variant transcription of GA-HUI.
GA-HUI 가희 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 佳姬 "beautiful".
GA-HYUN 가현 f Korean
GA-IN 가인 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 佳 "good, auspicious; beautiful; delightful" and 人 "man; people; mankind".
GAON 가온, 歌穩 f & m Korean (Modern)
Shortened from 가온대/가온데/가온듸 (gaondae/gaonde/gaondui), archaic variants of the word 가운데 (gaunde) meaning "centre, middle." It can also be written into hanja, combining a ga hanja, e.g. 歌 meaning "song," with an on hanja, e.g. 穩 meaning "comfortable; calm, quiet."
GAON-BIT 가온빛 m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of GAON and BIT (compare BIT-GAON).
GAON-NURI 가온누리 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of GAON and NURI.
GARAM 가람 f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 가람 (garam) meaning "river."
GARAM-SEULGI 가람슬기 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of GARAM and SEULGI.
GA-YEON 가연 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 佳 "good, auspicious; beautiful; delightful" and 娟 "beautiful, graceful".
GA-YEONG 가영 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 佳英, meaning "beautiful flower".
GA-YOUNG 가영 f Korean
Variant transcription of GA-YEONG.
GA-YUN 가윤 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 嘉 "excellent; joyful; auspicious" and 允 "to grant, to allow, to consent".
GEON 건, 建, 健, 虔 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 建 (geon) meaning "to construct", 健 (geon) meaning "strong", 虔 (geon) meaning "respect" 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.
GEON-HO 건호 m Korean
GEON-SIK 건식 m Korean
GEON-U 건우 m Korean
From 建 "build, establish, erect, found" and 宇 "house; building, structure".
GEULEGOLIO m Korean
Korean form of GREGORY.
GEUN m Korean
From Sino-Korean 近 "near, close" or 根 "root; foundation". A famous bearer is Korean Neo-Confucian scholar Kwon Geun (1352–1409).
GEUN-HYE 근혜 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 槿 "hibiscus" and 惠 "favor, benefit, confer kindness". A famous bearer is South Korean president Park Geun-hye (1952-).
GEUN-SEOK 근석 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 根 "root; foundation" and 碩 "great, eminent; large, big".
GEURIM 그림 f Korean
Korean "able" + "beautiful jade".
GEU-RIN 그린 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From an adaptation of the English word green.
GEURU m & f Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 그루 (geuru) meaning "trunk, stem, stalk; stump, stock."
GI-BEOM 기범 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 起 "rise, stand up; go up; begin" and 範 "pattern, model, rule, law".
GI-GWANG 기광 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 起 "rise, stand up; go up; begin" and 光 "light, brilliant, shine; only".
GI-HYEON 기현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 琦 "gem, precious stone, jade" or 基 "foundation, base" (gi) and 鉉 "device for carrying a tripod" (hyeon).
GI-NAM 기남 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 起 (gi) "rise, stand up; go up; begin", 旗 (gi) "banner, flag" or 氣 (gi) "life force" combined with 南 (nam) "south" or 男 (nam) "male, man".
GIPPEUM 기쁨 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the verbal noun of adjective 기쁘다 (gippeuda) meaning "happy, glad, pleased."
GO-EUN 고은, 高恩, 高銀, 㚖銀, 告恩 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 高恩 (go-eun) meaning "great favour, deep kindness," also written with other hanja, such as 㚖 (go) meaning "gloss, lustre," 告 (go) meaning "informing," 考 (go) meaning "thought," 銀 (eun) meaning "silver" or 誾 (eun) meaning "mild, temperate; amicable."... [more]
GOEUN-BYEOL 고은별 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of GO-EUN and BYEOL (compare Goun-byeol).
GON 건, 建, 健, 虔 m Korean
Variant transcription of GEON.
GOUM 고움 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the verbal noun of adjective 곱다 (gopda) meaning "beautiful, pretty, fine, soft."
GOUN 고운, 高雲 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the present determiner form of adjective 곱다 (gopda) meaning "beautiful, pretty, fine, soft." It can also be written with hanja, combining a go hanja, e.g. 高 meaning "high, tall," with an un hanja, e.g. 雲 meaning "cloud."
GOUN-BYEOL 고운별 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of GOUN and BYEOL (compare Goeun-byeol).
GOUN-I 고운이 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From GOUN combined with the subject marking particle 이 (i).
GUK-HYEON 국현 m Korean
GUK-JU 국주 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 國 (guk) "nation, country, nation-state" and 主 (ju) "master, chief owner; host; lord".
GUN 건, 建, 健, 虔 m Korean
Variant transcription of GEON.
GUREUM 구름 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 구름 (gureum) meaning "cloud," stemming from the verbal noun of verb 구르다 (gureuda) meaning "to roll, turn."
GUSEUL 구슬, 具瑟 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 구슬 (guseul) meaning "(glass) bead, marble, pearl, precious gem." It can also be written with hanja, combining a gu hanja, e.g. 具 meaning "preparation," with a seul hanja, e.g. 瑟, referring to the pipa instrument.
GWANG-HYEON 광현, 光鉉, 光炫, 光顯, 光玄 m Korean
Combination of a gwang hanja, like 光 meaning "light," 洸 meaning "angry; brave, gallant," 廣 meaning "large, extensive, spacious," 珖 meaning "jade" or 侊 meaning "big; magnificent," and a hyeon hanja, such as 鉉 meaning "bowstring," 炫 meaning "bright, brilliant; light, clear," 顯 meaning "appearance; exposure; distinction," 玄 meaning "dark; profound, mysterious" or 賢 meaning "benevolent; wise, sensible."
GWANG-JIN 광진 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 光 "light, brilliant, shine; only" and 眞 "real, actual, true, genuine".
GWANG-MIN 광민 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 光 "light, brilliant, shine; only" (gwang) and 民 "people, subjects, citizens", 旻 "heaven" or 珉 "stone resembling jade" (min).
GYEOM 겸, 謙, 蒹 m & f Korean
Sino-Korean reading of such hanja as 謙 meaning "humble, modest" or 蒹 meaning "reed."
GYEONG-EUN 경은 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 慶 "congratulate, celebrate" or 景 "scenery, view" and 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 "silver".
GYEONG-HO 경호 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 敬 "respect, honor" and 浩 "great, numerous, vast, abundant".
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