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

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)


Entry updated June 13, 2019