Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage Korean
Scripts (Korean Hangul) 靜, 貞, 正, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced Pron. CHUNG  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Sino-Korean (jeong) meaning "quiet, still, gentle" or (jeong) meaning "virtuous, chaste, loyal", as well as other characters that are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.

Related Names

VariantsJong, Jung
Other Languages & CulturesJing, Zhen, Zheng(Chinese) Trinh(Vietnamese)
Other ReadingsTadashi(Japanese)


Entry updated June 13, 2019