Gender Masculine
Usage Korean
Scripts 대중(Korean Hangul) 大中, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced Pron. TEH-JOONG  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Sino-Korean (dae) meaning "big, great, vast, large, high" combined with (jung) meaning "middle". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well. A notable bearer was South Korean president Kim Dae-jung (1924-2009).


Entry updated April 16, 2019