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

Meaning & History

From Sino-Korean (myeong) meaning "bright, light, clear" or other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. Although it does appear rarely as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMing(Chinese) Minh(Vietnamese)
Other ReadingsAki, Akira(Japanese)


Entry updated April 5, 2022