Gender Feminine
Usage Korean
Scripts 경자(Korean Hangul) 慶子, 敬子, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced Pron. KYUNG-JA  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKeiko(Japanese)


Entry updated April 16, 2019