Gender Feminine
Usage Korean
Scripts 영희(Korean Hangul) 英姬, 英嬉, 泳姬, etc.(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced Pron. YUNG-YEE
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Meaning & History

From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (hui) meaning "beauty" or (hui) meaning "enjoy, play". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.

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VariantYoung-Hee

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Entry updated June 13, 2019