Gender Masculine
Usage Korean
Scripts (Korean Hangul) 慧, 惠, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced Pron. KHYEH  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Sino-Korean (hye) meaning "bright, intelligent" or other characters that are pronounced in the same way. Although it does appear rarely as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character. A notable bearer was a 6th-century king of Baekje.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKei(Japanese)
Other ReadingsMegumi(Japanese)


Entry updated June 13, 2019