Names Categorized "korean"

This is a list of names in which the categories include korean.
gender
usage
BORA (3) f Korean
Means "purple" in Korean.
BYEONG-HO 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 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 병호 (see BYEONG-HO).
CHAE-YEONG f Korean
From Sino-Korean (chae) meaning "colour" combined with (yeong) meaning "glory, honour" or (yeong) meaning "jade". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
CHAE-YOUNG f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 채영 (see CHAE-YEONG).
DAE-JUNG 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 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 m Korean
From Sino-Korean (dong) meaning "east" and (geun) meaning "root, foundation", as well as other hanja character combinations.
DO-YUN m Korean
From Sino-Korean (do) meaning "path, road, way" and (yun) meaning "allow, consent", as well as other hanja character combinations.
DURI f & m Korean
Means "two" in Korean (Gyeongsang dialect).
EUN 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-JEONG f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or (eun) meaning "careful, anxious, attentive" combined with (jeong) meaning "court" or (jeong) meaning "pretty, graceful". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
EUN-JI f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" combined with (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (ji) meaning "earth, soil, ground". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
EUN-JUNG f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은정 (see EUN-JEONG).
EUN-YEONG f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" and (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
EUN-YOUNG f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은영 (see EUN-YEONG).
GYEONG 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.
GYEONG-HUI f Korean
From Sino-Korean (gyeong) meaning "respect, honour" and (hui) meaning "beauty". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
GYEONG-JA f Korean
From Sino-Korean (gyeong) meaning "congratulate, celebrate" or (gyeong) meaning "respect, honour" combined with (ja) meaning "child". This name can be formed of other hanja character combinations as well. Korean feminine names ending with the character (a fashionable name suffix in Japan, read as -ko in Japanese) became less popular after Japanese rule of Korea ended in 1945.
GYEONG-SUK f Korean
From Sino-Korean (gyeong) meaning "capital city" and (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
HA-JUN 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.
HANA (4) f Korean
Means "one" in Korean.
HANEUL m & f Korean
Means "heaven, sky" in Korean.
HA-YUN f Korean
From Sino-Korean (ha) meaning "summer, name" combined with (yun) meaning "sunlight". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
HWAN 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 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.
HYE-JIN f Korean
From Sino-Korean (hye) meaning "bright, intelligent" or (hye) meaning "favour, benefit" combined with (jin) meaning "precious, rare". This name can be formed by a variety of other hanja character combinations as well.
HYEON 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 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 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 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 m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see HYEON).
HYUN-JOO f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현주 (see HYEON-JU).
HYUN-JUNG f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현정 (see HYEON-JEONG).
HYUN-WOO m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현우 (see HYEON-U).
IL-SEONG 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 f & m Korean
Means "dew" in Korean.
JAE (1) 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 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 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 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-SUK f Korean
From Sino-Korean (jeong) meaning "virtuous, chaste, loyal" or (jeong) meaning "right, proper, correct" combined with (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja combinations are possible.
JONG f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see JEONG).
JUNG f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see JEONG).
JUNG-SOOK f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 정숙 (see JEONG-SUK).
KYUNG m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see GYEONG).
KYUNG-HEE f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 경희 (see GYEONG-HUI).
KYUNG-JA f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 경자 (see GYEONG-JA).
KYUNG-SOOK f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 경숙 (see GYEONG-SUK).
MI-SUK f Korean
From Sino-Korean (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming", as well as other combinations of hanja characters with the same pronunciations.
MYEONG-SUK f Korean
From Sino-Korean (myeong) meaning "bright, light, clear" combined with (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja combinations are possible.
PYONG-HO m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 병호 (see BYEONG-HO).
SUK-JA f Korean
From Sino-Korean (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming" and (ja) meaning "child". Other hanja characters can form this name as well. Korean feminine names ending with the character (a fashionable name suffix in Japan, read as -ko in Japanese) declined in popularity after 1945 when Korea was liberated from Japanese rule.
U-JIN 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 m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 우진 (see U-JIN).
YEONG-GI 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-SU m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" and (su) meaning "long life, lifespan", as well as other hanja character combinations.
YEONG-SUK f Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" and (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
YOUNG-GI m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영기 (see YEONG-GI).
YOUNG-SOO m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영수 (see YEONG-SU).
YOUNG-SOOK f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영숙 (see YEONG-SUK).
YU-MI f Korean
From Sino-Korean (yu) meaning "have, possess" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other hanja character combinations can also form this name.
YUN-SEO 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.