Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage Korean
Scripts 지영(Korean Hangul) 智英, 知榮, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced Pron. CHEE-YUNG
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Meaning & History

From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (ji) meaning "know, perceive, comprehend" combined with (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" or (yeong) meaning "glory, honour, flourish, prosper". Many other hanja character combinations are possible.

Related Names

VariantJi-Young

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Entry updated April 16, 2019