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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the usage is Korean.
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BYEONG-HO 병호, 炳浩, 炳昊 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (byeong) meaning "bright, luminous, glorious" combined with (ho) meaning "great, numerous, vast" or (ho) meaning "summer, sky, heaven". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
BYUNG-HO 병호, 炳浩, 炳昊 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 병호 (see BYEONG-HO).
DAE-JUNG 대중, 大中 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (dae) meaning "big, great, vast, large, high" combined with (jung) meaning "middle". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well. A notable bearer was South Korean president Kim Dae-jung (1924-2009).
DAE-SEONG 대성, 大成 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (dae) meaning "big, great, vast, large, high" combined with (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded". Other combinations of hanja characters can also form this name.
DONG-GEUN 동근, 東根 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (dong) meaning "east" and (geun) meaning "root, foundation", as well as other hanja character combinations.
DO-YUN 도윤, 道允 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (do) meaning "path, road, way" and (yun) meaning "allow, consent", as well as other hanja character combinations.
DURI 두리 f & m Korean
Means "two" in Korean (Gyeongsang dialect).
EUN 은, 恩, 銀 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or (eun) meaning "silver, money", as well as other hanja characters that are pronounced in the same way. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
EUN-JUNG 은정, 恩廷, 恩婷, 慇婷 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은정 (see EUN-JEONG).
GYEONG 경, 京, 景, 敬 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (gyeong) meaning "capital city", (gyeong) meaning "scenery, view", (gyeong) meaning "respect, honour", or other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
HA-JUN 하준, 夏准 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ha) meaning "summer, great, grand" combined with (jun) meaning "approve, permit". This name can be formed by other hanja characters as well.
HANEUL 하늘 m & f Korean
Means "heaven, sky" in Korean.
HWAN 환, 煥 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (hwan) meaning "shining, brilliant, lustrous" or other characters that are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character.
HYE 혜, 慧, 惠 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (hye) meaning "bright, intelligent" or other characters that are pronounced in the same way. Although it does appear rarely as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character. A notable bearer was a 6th-century king of Baekje.
HYEON 현, 賢, 顯 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or other characters that are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
HYEON-JEONG 현정, 賢廷, 炫貞 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or (hyeon) meaning "shine, glitter" combined with (jeong) meaning "court" or (jeong) meaning "virtuous, chaste, loyal". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
HYEON-JU 현주, 賢珠, 賢周 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" and (ju) meaning "jewel, pearl". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
HYEON-U 현우, 賢祐, 顯雨 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or (hyeon) meaning "manifest, clear" combined with (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection" or (u) meaning "rain". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
HYUN 현, 賢, 顯 m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see HYEON).
HYUN-JOO 현주, 賢珠, 賢周 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현주 (see HYEON-JU).
HYUN-JUNG 현정, 賢廷, 炫貞 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현정 (see HYEON-JEONG).
HYUN-WOO 현우, 賢祐, 顯雨 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현우 (see HYEON-U).
IL-SEONG 일성, 日成 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (il) meaning "sun, day" and (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded". Other hanja character combinations are possible. A notable bearer was Kim Il-sung (1912-1994), the first leader of North Korea.
ISEUL 이슬 f & m Korean
Means "dew" in Korean.
JAE (1) 재, 才, 財, 在 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (jae) meaning "talent, ability" or (jae) meaning "wealth, riches", as well as other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
JAE-SEONG 재성, 在成, 宰誠 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (jae) meaning "located at, exist" or (jae) meaning "kill, rule" combined with (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "sincere, honest, true". Other hanja combinations are possible.
JEONG 정, 靜, 貞, 正 f & m Korean
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.
JEONG-HO 정호, 正好, 正浩 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (jeong) meaning "right, proper, correct" combined with (ho) meaning "good, excellent" or (ho) meaning "great, numerous, vast". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
JEONG-HUI 정희, 正姬, 靜姬, 正熙 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (jeong) meaning "right, proper, correct" or (jeong) meaning "quiet, still, gentle" combined with (hui) meaning "beauty" or (hui) meaning "bright, splendid, glorious". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
JEONG-HUN 정훈, 正勛 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (jeong) meaning "right, proper, correct" and (hun) meaning "meritorious deed, rank", as well as other hanja character combinations.
JI 지, 智 m & f Korean (Rare)
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" 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.
JI-HOON 지훈, 智勛, 志勛 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 지훈 (see JI-HUN).
JI-HU 지후, 智厚 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" combined with (hu) meaning "thick". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
JI-HUN 지훈, 智勛, 志勛 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" combined with (hun) meaning "meritorious deed, rank". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
JI-MIN 지민, 志旼, 智敏, 志珉 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" or (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" combined with (min) meaning "gentle, affable", (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or (min) meaning "jade, stone resembling jade". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
JI-SOO 지수, 志秀, 智秀, 芝秀 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 지수 (see JI-SU).
JI-SU 지수, 志秀, 智秀, 芝秀 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" or (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" combined with (su) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
JI-U 지우, 芝雨, 志宇 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "sesame" or (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" combined with (u) meaning "rain" or (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
JI-WON 지원, 智媛, 志媛, 知媛, 智元 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" combined with (won) meaning "beautiful woman" or (won) meaning "first, origin". This name can also be formed from many other hanja combinations.
JI-WOO 지우, 芝雨, 志宇 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 지우 (see JI-U).
JI-YEONG 지영, 智英, 知榮 f & m Korean
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.
JI-YOUNG 지영, 智英, 知榮 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 지영 (see JI-YEONG).
JONG 정, 靜, 貞, 正 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see JEONG).
JONG-SU 종수, 宗秀 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (jong) meaning "lineage, ancestry" and (su) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding", as well as other combinations of hanja characters with the same pronunciations.
JOON 준, 俊 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see JUN (1)).
JOON-HO 준호, 俊鎬, 俊昊 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 준호 (see JUN-HO).
JOO-WON 주원, 周元, 周媛 m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 주원 (see JU-WON).
JUN (1) 준, 俊 m & f Chinese, Korean
From Chinese (jūn) meaning "king, ruler", (jùn) meaning "talented, handsome" (which is usually only masculine) or (jūn) meaning "army" (also usually only masculine). This is also a single-character Korean name, often from the hanja meaning "talented, handsome". This name can be formed by other characters besides those shown here.
JUNG 정, 靜, 貞, 正 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see JEONG).
JUNG-HEE 정희, 正姬, 靜姬, 正熙 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 정희 (see JEONG-HUI).
JUNG-HOON 정훈, 正勛 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 정훈 (see JEONG-HUN).
JUN-HO 준호, 俊鎬, 俊昊 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (jun) meaning "talented, handsome" combined with (ho) meaning "stove, bright" or (ho) meaning "summer, sky, heaven". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
JUN-SEO 준서, 俊舒, 俊瑞 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (jun) meaning "talented, handsome" combined with (seo) meaning "open up, unfold, comfortable, easy" or (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
JU-WON 주원, 周元, 周媛 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (ju) meaning "circumference" combined with (won) meaning "first, origin" or (won) meaning "beautiful woman". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
KYUNG 경, 京, 景, 敬 m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see GYEONG).
MIN 민, 敏, 旼, 民, 旻, 珉 m & f Chinese, Korean
From (mǐn) meaning "quick, clever, sharp", (mín) meaning "people, citizens", or other Chinese/Sino-Korean characters that are pronounced similarly.
MIN-JUN 민준, 敏俊, 旼俊 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or (min) meaning "gentle, affable" combined with (jun) meaning "talented, handsome". Other hanja combinations are possible.
MIN-SU 민수, 民秀, 旼洙 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (min) meaning "people, citizens" or (min) meaning "gentle, affable" combined with (su) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" or (su), which refers to a river in China. Other hanja combinations are possible.
MYEONG 숙, 明 m & f Korean
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.
MYUNG 숙, 明 m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see MYEONG).
PYONG-HO 병호, 炳浩, 炳昊 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 병호 (see BYEONG-HO).
SANG 상, 常, 尚 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (sang) meaning "common, frequent, regular" or other characters that are pronounced similarly.
SANG-HUN 상훈, 尚勛 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (sang) meaning "still, yet" combined with (hun) meaning "meritorious deed, rank". Other hanja characters can form this name as well.
SEO-JOON 서준, 瑞俊, 舒俊 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 서준 (see SEO-JUN).
SEO-JUN 서준, 瑞俊, 舒俊 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" or (seo) meaning "open up, unfold, comfortable, easy" combined with (jun) meaning "talented, handsome". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
SEOK 석, 石, 錫 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seok) meaning "stone" or (seok) meaning "tin", as well as other characters that are pronounced the same way.
SEONG 성, 成, 盛 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded", as well as other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. Although it does appear as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character.
SEONG-HO 성호, 成鎬, 盛晧 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "abundant, flourishing" combined with (ho) meaning "stove, bright" or (ho) meaning "daybreak, bright". Many other hanja character combinations are possible.
SEONG-HUN 성훈, 成勛 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" combined with (hun) meaning "meritorious deed, rank". Other hanja character combinations can form this name as well.
SEONG-HYEON 성현, 成鉉 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" combined with (hyeon), which refers to a device used to lift a tripod cauldron. Other hanja character combinations are possible.
SEONG-JIN 성진, 成震, 星鎭 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "star, planet" combined with (jin) meaning "town, marketplace" or (jin) meaning "shake, tremor, excite". Other hanja character combinations are also possible.
SEONG-MIN 성민, 成敏, 性旻 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "nature, character, sex" combined with (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp". Many other hanja character combinations are possible.
SEONG-SU 성수, 成洙, 聖洙 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "holy, sacred" combined with (su), which refers to a river in China. Many other hanja character combinations are possible.
SEUNG 승, 昇, 勝, 承 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (seung) meaning "rise, ascent", (seung) meaning "victory, excel" or (seung) meaning "inherit", as well as other characters that are pronounced similarly.
SI-U 시우, 始祐, 始雨 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (si) meaning "begin, start" combined with (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection" or (u) meaning "rain". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
SI-WOO 시우, 始祐, 始雨 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 시우 (see SI-U).
SOO-JIN 수진, 收眞, 壽珍 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 수진 (see SU-JIN).
SU-BIN 수빈, 秀斌 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (su) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" combined with (bin) meaning "refined". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
SU-JIN 수진, 收眞, 壽珍 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (su) meaning "gather, harvest" or (su) meaning "long life, lifespan" combined with (jin) meaning "real, genuine" or (jin) meaning "precious, rare". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
SUK 석, 石, 錫 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see SEOK).
SUNG 성, 成, 盛 m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see SEONG).
SUNG-HO 성호, 成鎬, 盛晧 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 성호 (see SEONG-HO).
SUNG-HOON 성훈, 成勛 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 성훈 (see SEONG-HUN).
SUNG-HYUN 성현, 成鉉 m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 성현 (see SEONG-HYEON).
SUNG-JIN 성진, 成震, 星鎭 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 성진 (see SEONG-JIN).
SUNG-MIN 성민, 成敏, 性旻 m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 성민 (see SEONG-MIN).
SUNG-SOO 성수, 成洙, 聖洙 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 성수 (see SEONG-SU).
U-JIN 우진, 宇眞, 佑鎭 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe" or (u) meaning "help, protect, bless" combined with (jin) meaning "real, genuine" or (jin) meaning "town, market place". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
WOO-JIN 우진, 宇眞, 佑鎭 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 우진 (see U-JIN).
YE-JUN 예준, 藝俊 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ye) meaning "art, talent, craft" combined with (jun) meaning "talented, handsome", as well as other hanja combinations.
YEONG 영, 英, 榮, 永, 映 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", as well as other hanja characters that are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name. This name was borne by Jang Yeong-sil (where Jang is the surname), a 15th-century Korean scientist and inventor.
YEONG-CHEOL 영철, 永哲 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" combined with (cheol) meaning "wise, sage". Other hanja combinations are possible.
YEONG-GI 영기, 榮起 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "glory, honour, flourish, prosper" and (gi) meaning "rise, stand up, begin". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
YEONG-HO 영호, 英浩, 泳浩, 映皓 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", (yeong) meaning "reflect light" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (ho) meaning "great, numerous, vast" or (ho) meaning "bright, luminous, clear, hoary". Other hanja combinations are possible.
YEONG-HWAN 영환, 永煥, 泳煥 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (hwan) meaning "shining, brilliant, lustrous". Other hanja combinations are possible as well.
YEONG-SU 영수, 永壽 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" and (su) meaning "long life, lifespan", as well as other hanja character combinations.
YONG 용, 勇 m & f Chinese, Korean
From Chinese (yǒng) meaning "brave" or (yǒng) meaning "perpetual, eternal". This can also be a single-character Korean name, for example from the hanja meaning "brave". This name can be formed by other characters besides those listed here.
YOUNG 영, 英, 榮, 永, 映 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see YEONG).
YOUNG-GI 영기, 榮起 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영기 (see YEONG-GI).
YOUNG-HO 영호, 英浩, 泳浩, 映皓 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영호 (see YEONG-HO).
YOUNG-SOO 영수, 永壽 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영수 (see YEONG-SU).
YUN-SEO 윤서, 尹序, 允序 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yun) meaning "govern" or (yun) meaning "allow, consent" combined with (seo) meaning "series, sequence", as well as other hanja character combinations.
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