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This is a list of submitted names in which the gender is masculine; and the usage is Korean.
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Ae-jung 애정 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 애정 (see Ae-jeong).
Ah-in 아인, 亞仁, 妸仁 f & m Korean
Variant transcription of A-in.
Ah-jin 아진, 雅真, 娥珍, 娥鎭 f & m Korean
Variant transcription of A-jin.
Ahnjong 安宗, 안종 m Korean
Combination of the name elements ahn meaning "tranquility" and jong meaning, "lineage, ancestry."
Ah-ri 아리, 雅利, 䢝里 f & m Korean (Modern)
Variant transcriptio of Ari.
A-hyeon 아현, 雅賢, 亜賢 f & m Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 雅 meaning "clean, pure" or 亜 meaning "next, second," and a hyeon hanja, e.g. 賢 meaning "benevolent; wise, sensible."
A-in 아인, 亞仁, 妸仁 f & m Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 亞 meaning "next, second" or 妸 meaning "beautiful," and an in hanja, e.g. 仁 meaning "benevolent, kind, virtuous."
A-jin 아진, 雅真, 娥珍, 娥鎭 f & m Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 雅 meaning "clean, pure" or 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful," and a jin hanja, such as 真 meaning "true, real, genuine," 珍 meaning "treasure" or 鎭 meaning "quellable."
A-jun 아준, 娥俊, 娥埈, 娥峻, 雅俊 m & f Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful" or 雅 meaning "clean, pure," and a jun hanja, such as 俊 meaning "talented, capable; handsome," 埈 or 峻, both meaning "high, tall; steep."
A-min 아민, 娥珉, 娥旼, 娥旻, 娥民 f & m Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful" or 雅 meaning "clean, pure," and a min hanja, such as 珉 meaning "gem," 旼 meaning "mild, temperate; peaceful," 旻 meaning "sky" or 民 meaning "people."
An-jel 에인젤 m & f Korean
Korean version of the name Angel
An-sa 안사, 安社 m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. This was the name of I (also transliterated Yi, Lee and Ri) An-sa (d. 1274), an ancestor of the Joseon dynasty. Over a hundred years after his death his great-great-grandson King Taejo granted him a royal title and posthumously declared him King Mokjo of Joseon.
Areum 아름, 雅凛 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the first part of adjective 아름답다 (areumdapda) meaning "beautiful."... [more]
Areum-sol 아름솔 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Areum and Sol.
Ari 아리, 雅利, 䢝里 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the first part of adjective 아리땁다 (arittapda) meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful." It can also be written with hanja, combining an a hanja, such as 雅 meaning "clean, pure; right, straight, correct; elegant, graceful" or 䢝 "second, next," with a ri hanja, like 利 meaning "benefit, advantage" or 里 meaning "village."
Arisol 아리솔 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Ari and Sol.
Bada 바다 f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 바다 (bada) meaning "sea, ocean."
Bae f & m Korean
Means ''inspiration''. Can be used as standalone name.
Baek-han 백한 m Korean (Modern)
A character in Korean Drama "Vampire Flower
Baek-ho 백호, 白虎 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 白虎 (baek-ho), referring to a white tiger, also one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations which represents the west and the autumn season. This makes it cognate with Japanese Byakko.... [more]
Baek-hyeon 백현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 伯 "older brother" and 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good".
Balgeum 밝음 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the verbal noun of adjective 밝다 (bakda) meaning "bright, brilliant; light, clear; acute, learned; cheerful, happy" (compare Balgeun).
Balgeun 밝은 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the present determiner form of of adjective 밝다 (bakda) meaning "bright, brilliant; light, clear; acute, learned; cheerful, happy" (compare Balgeum).
Bang m & f Korean
Bang is a Korean surname, which is cognate to the Chinese surname Fāng (方).
Bang-gwa 방과, 芳果 m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. This was the personal name of Jeongjong (1357-1419), second king of the Joseon dynasty.
Bang-u 방우, 芳雨 m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. This was the personal name of Grand Prince Jinan (1354-1394), oldest son of Seong-gye (King Taejo).
Bang-won 방원, 芳遠 m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. This was the personal name of Taejong (1367-1422), third king of Joseon.
Baram 바람 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 바람 (baram) meaning either "wind, air" or "desire, expectation, hope." The first word may have well been borrowed from Old Chinese 風 (*plum(s)) while the second word is derived from the verbal noun of verb 바라다 (barada) meaning "to wish that something was the case."
Baul 바울 m Korean
Korean form of Paul (Protestant variant).
Beodeul 버들 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 버들 (beodeul) meaning "willow."
Beomcheol 범철 m Korean
Beom-gyu 범규, 範奎 m Korean
Combination of a beom hanja, e.g. 範 meaning "standard, norm; example, model," and a gyu hanja, e.g. 奎 meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride."
Beom-seok 범석, 範錫, 範奭, 凡錫, 汎錫 m Korean
Combination of a beom hanja, like 範 meaning "standard, norm; example, model," 凡 meaning "all, everyone" or 汎 "large, big, extensive," and a seok hanja, such as 錫 meaning "tin; copper" or 奭 meaning "big, large, great; thriving, flourishing."
Beom-su 범수, 範洙, 範守, 凡秀, 犯洙 m Korean
Combination of a beom hanja, like 範 meaning "standard, norm; example, model," 凡 meaning "all, everyone" or 犯 "invasion, violation," and a su hanja, such as 洙 meaning "riverside," 秀 meaning "excellent, outstanding, exceptional" or 守 meaning "defence, protection; rule."
Binna 빛나 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the stem of verb 빛나다 (binnada) meaning "to shine," effectively a combination of Bit and verb 나다 (nada) meaning "to be born; to appear, arise; to break/come out; to grow, spread."
Binnuri 빛누리 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Nuri.
Bit f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 빛 (bit) meaning "light, glow."
Bitbyeol 빛별 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Byeol (compare Byeolbit).
Bitchan 빛찬 m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and the present determiner form of verb 차다 (chada) meaning "to fill" (compare Chanbit).
Bit-gaon 빛가온 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Gaon (compare Gaon-bit).
Bit-garam 빛가람 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Garam.... [more]
Bit-haneul 빛하늘 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Haneul (compare Haneul-bit).
Bit-na 빛나 f & m Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of Binna.
Bit-sarang 빛사랑 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Sarang.
Bit-yeoul 빛여울 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Yeo-ul.
Bo-bae 보배, 寳培, 寳䔒, 甫培, 㻉培 f & m Korean
From Korean 보배 (bobae) meaning "treasure," shifted from Middle Korean 보ㅂᆡ (popoy), from Sino-Korean 寶貝. Other hanja used for this naem include 寶 (bo) meaning "treasure," 甫 (bo) meaning "big; beginning," 㻉 (bo) meaning "jade," 培 (bae) meaning "culture, cultivation; education," 䔒 (bae) meaning "bud" and 拜 (bae) meaning "prostration; bending, stooping."
Bodeum 보듬 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the stem of verb 보듬다 (bodeumda) meaning "to embrace, hug, clasp."
Bo-gyeong 보경 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 甫 "begin; man, father; great" or 寶 "treasure, jewel; precious, rare" (bo), and 炅 "brilliance" or 璟 "luster of gem" (gyeong).
Bo-hee 보희 f & m Korean
Variant transcription of Bo-hui.
Bo-hui 보희 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 甫 (bo) meaning "begin; man, father; great" or 普 (bo) meaning "wide, large" and 姬 (hui) meaning" "beauty; imperial concubine" or 熙 (hui) meaning "bright, splendid." A famous bearer is South Korean actress Lee Bo-hee (1959-).
Bo-kyung f & m Korean
Kim Bo-kyung is a South Korean actress.
Bom f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Koream 봄 (bom) meaning "spring(time)."... [more]
Bom-byeol 봄별 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bom and Byeol.
Bom-deul 봄들 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Bom suffixed with pluralising marker 들 (deul).
Bom-nuri 봄누리 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bom and Nuri.
Bom-sol 봄솔 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bom and Sol.
Bong-ju 봉주 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 鳳 "male phoenix; symbol of joy" and 柱 "pillar, post; support". A famous bearer is South Korean marathoner Lee Bong-ju (1970-).
Bong-ki 봉기 m Korean
Bongseok 봉석 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 鳳 "male phoenix; symbol of joy" and 錫 meaning "tin; copper" or 奭 meaning "big, large, great; thriving, flourishing." Other combinations are possible
Bon-hwa 본화 m Korean
Means "glorious" in Korean.
Boram 보람, 寳濫, 寳蘫, 寳覽, 保濫 f & m Korean
From native Korean 보람 (boram) meaning "fruitful, useful, worthwhile."... [more]
Boram-i 보람이 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Boram combined with the subject marking particle 이 (i).
Borami 보라미 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Boram-i.
Bo-seon 보선 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 潽 "boiling water spilling out" and 善 "good, virtuous, charitable, kind".
Bo-yeon 보연 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 甫 "begin; man, father; great" or 普 "universal, general, widespread" (bo), and 娟 "beautiful, graceful" or 淵 "gulf, abyss, deep" (yeon).
Bu 부, 琈 m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. This was the personal name of Prince Jeongwon (1580-1619), father of King Injo.
Bum f & m Korean
Byeol f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 별 (byeol) meaning "star."
Byeolbit 별빛 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 별빛 (byeolbit) meaning "starlight," effectively a combination of Byeol and Bit (compare Bitbyeol).
Byeol-ha 별하 f & m Korean (Modern)
Combination of Byeol and the first syllable of Haneul (compare Haneul-byeol).
Byeol-i 별이 f & m Korean (Modern)
From Byeol combined with the subject marking particle 이 (i).
Byeol-nim 별님 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Byeol suffixed with honorific 님 (nim).
Byeol-sol 별솔 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Byeol and Sol (compare Solbyeol).
Byeong-cheol 병철 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 秉 "grasp, hold; bundle; authority" and 哲 "wise, sagacious". A famous bearer is South Korean businessman Lee Byung-chul (1910-1987), founder of the Samsung Group.
Byeong-su 병수 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 炳 "bright, luminous; glorious" and 守 "defend, protect, guard, conserve". A famous bearer is South Korean footballer Yoo Byung-soo (1988-).
Byul f & m Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of Byeol
Byung-chan 병찬 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 秉 means 'grasp,hold;bundle;authority' 燦 means 'vivid,illuminating;bright'
Byung-Hee 병희, 秉熙, 丙熙 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 秉 (byeong) meaning "grasp, hold", "bundle", or "authority" or 丙 (byeong) "third" combined with 熙 (hui) "bright, splendid, glorious". Other hanja combinations are possible.
Byung-soo 병수 m Korean
Variant transcription of Byeong-su.
Cha f & m Korean
"beleza" "bondade"
Chae-beom m Korean
采 (chae) meaning "collect, gather, pluck" or 彩 (chae) meaning "colour" combined with 範 meaning "standard, norm; example, model," 凡 meaning "all, everyone" or 犯 "invasion, violation,"
Chaening 채닝 m & f Korean
Korean variant of Channing.
Chanbit 찬빛 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Korean 찬빛 (chanbit) meaning "luminescence," a combination of the present determiner form of verb 차다 (chada) meaning "to fill" and Bit (compare Bitchan).
Changbok 창복 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 昌 "light of sun; good, proper" and 福 "happiness, good fortune, blessing".
Chang-gyun 창균 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 昌 "light of sun; good, proper" and 均 "equal, even, fair; all, also".
Changheon 창헌 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 昌 "light of sun; good, proper" and the sino-korean 獻 (heon) meaning "to show, display, offer, present"
Changhyun 창현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 昶 "a long day; bright; extended; clear" or 昌 "light of sun; good, proper" and 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good; able".
Chang-min 창민 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 昶 "a long day; bright; extended; clear" or 昌 "light of sun; good, proper" (chang), and 暋 "strong, robust, tough" or 珉 "stone resembling jade" (min). A famous bearer is South Korean singer Shim Chang-min (1988-).
Changseok 창석 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 昌 "light of sun; good, proper" and 碩 "great, eminent; large, big".
Chang-seop 창섭 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 昌 "light of sun; good, proper" and 燮 "harmonize, blend; adjust".
Changyun 챙윤 m Korean (Modern)
Means "creative ability". Changyun is also a popular singer in South Korea under groups SHU-I and ZEUS.
Chanho 찬호 m Korean
From the present determiner form of verb 차다 (chada) meaning "to fill" and 浩 "great, numerous, vast, abundant" or 豪 "brave, heroic, chivalrous" (ho)
Chan-hyeok 찬혁 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 燦 "vivid, illuminating; bright" and 赫 "bright, radiant, glowing".
Chanmin 찬민 m Korean
From the present determiner form of verb 차다 (chada) meaning "to fill" and and 民 (min) meaning "people," 玟 (min) meaning "streaks in jade; gem" or 旻 (min) meaning "(autumn) sky," among other hanja combinations.
Chan-seong 찬성 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 燦 "vivid, illuminating; bright" and 盛 "abundant, flourishing".
Chansol 찬솔 m & f Korean (Modern)
From a combination of the present determiner form of verb 차다 (chada) meaning "to fill" and Sol.
Chan-u 찬우 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 燦 (chan) "vivid, illuminating; bright" and 佑 (u) "help, protect, bless".
Chanwoo 찬우 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 燦 "vivid, illuminating; bright" and 祐 "divine intervention, protection" or 玉 "jade, precious stone, gem" (u).
Chan-yeol 찬열 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 燦 (chan) "vivid, illuminating; bright" and 烈 (yeol) "fiery, violent, vehement, ardent". A famous bearer is South Korean singer Park Chan-yeol (1992-).
Chaoreum 차오름 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the verbal noun of verb 차오르다 (chaoreuda) meaning "to rise, fill up," effectively a combination of the stem of verb 차다 (chada) meaning "to fill" and verb 오르다 (oreuda) meaning "to go up."
Chawoong 차웅 m Korean
From 차 meaning "beleza" "bondade" and and 雄 "male of species; hero; manly".
Cheok 척, 坧 m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. This was the personal name of Sunjong (1874-1926), the second and last emperor of Korea (r. 1904-1910).
Cheol m Korean
Possible meanings (from Sino-Korean):... [more]
Cheolmin 철민 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 鐵 "iron", 哲 "bright", "keen", 澈 "pure", 撤 "to harvest", "to achieve", 轍 "wheel track", 綴 "to weave", 凸 "convex", "to protrude", 輟 "to stop", 悊 "wise", or 瞮 "sharp eyesight" and From 民 (min) meaning "people," 玟 (min) meaning "streaks in jade; gem" or 旻 (min) meaning "(autumn) sky,".
Cheol-su 철수 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 哲 (cheol) "wise, sagacious" and 秀 (su) "ear of grain; flowering, luxuriant; refined, elegant, graceful".
Cheong f & m Korean
Time characters,Vital name of Chung
Cheong-tae 청태, 晴太, 晴泰, 青太, 青泰 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 晴 (cheong) meaning "clear", 青 (cheong) meaning "blue, green", or 淸 (cheong) referring to the word for various sweetened foods in the form of syrups, marmalades, and fruit preserves as well as being used as a word for honey, combined with 太 (tae) meaning "big, thick" or 泰 (tae) "great, exalted, superior; big"... [more]
Cheon-sa 천사 f & m Korean
Meaning “Angel”.... [more]
Chil-hyeon 칠현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 七 "seven" and 炫 "shine, glitter; show off, flaunt".
Chi-Won 치원, 致遠 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 致 (chi) meaning "send, deliver, present" combined with 遠 (won) meaning "distant, remote, far". Other hanja combinations are possible.
Choi-gi 최기, 最基 m Korean (Rare, Archaic)
In the case of Joseon politician Yu In-ho's uncle, Yu Choi-gi (1689-?), it is made up of Sino-Korean 最 (choi) meaning "best, most; important, crucial" and 基 (gi) meaning "foundation, base."... [more]
Choi-ki 최기, 最基 m Korean (Rare)
Variant transcription of Choi-gi.
Cho-rong 초롱 f & m Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of Chorong.
Chorong 초롱 f & m Korean (Modern)
From either the adverb 초롱초롱 (chorong chorong) "brightly, sparklingly" or 초籠 (chorong), referring to a silk-covered lantern.... [more]
Chul m Korean
Variant transcription of Cheol.
Chul-Soon 철순, 哲淳, 喆淳 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 哲 (cheol) or 喆 (cheol) meaning "sagacious, wise, wise man" combined with 淳 (sun) meaning "pure, honest, genuine". Other hanja combinations are possible.
Chun 춘, 椿 m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. This was the name of I Chun (d. 1342), an ancestor of the Joseon dynasty's royal family. Fifty years after his death his descendants granted him a royal title and posthumously declared him King Dojo of Joseon.
Chung f & m Korean
Variant transcription of Jeong.
Chung-jae 충재 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 忠 "loyalty, devotion, fidelity" and 裁 "cut out; decrease".
Chunyeon 천연 m Korean
From 天 "sky, heaven; god, celestial" or Sino-Korean 천 meaning thousand and 妍 (yeon) "beautiful, handsome; seductive".
Da-bin 다빈 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many" and 彬 "cultivated, well-bred".
Daehee 대희 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 大 "big, great, vast, large, high" and 熙 (hee) meaning "shine". Other combinations are possible.
Daehong 대홍 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 大 "big, great, vast, large, high" and 弘 "enlarge, expand; liberal, great", 洪 "vast, immense; flood, deluge" or 泓 meaning "clear, deep pool of water" (hong).
Dae-hwan 대환 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 大 "big, great, vast, large, high" and 煥 "shining, brilliant, lustrous".
Dae-hyeon 대현, 大炫, 大鉉, 大賢, 大現 m Korean
Combination of a dae hanja, like 大 or 岱, both meaning "big, large, great," and a hyeon hanja, such as 炫 meaning "bright, brilliant; light, clear," 鉉 meaning "bowstring," 賢 meaning "benevolent; wise, sensible" or 現 meaning "appear, present; show, reveal."
Dae-hyun 대현, 大炫, 大鉉, 大賢, 大現 m Korean
Variant transcription of Dae-hyeon.
Dae-sung 대성 m Korean
Daeyang 대양 m & f Korean
S. Korean word for 'ocean, deep'.
Da-hyeon 다현 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good".
Dal m Korean
Derived from the Korean word for "moon".
Dalbit 달빛 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 달빛 (dalbit) meaning "moonlight," from a combination of 달 (dal) meaning "moon" and Bit.
Da-min 다민, 多旻, 多旼 f & m Korean
Combination of a da hanja, e.g. 多 meaning "a lot, much," and a min hanja, such as 旻 meaning "sky" or 旼 meaning "mild, temperate; peaceful."
Da-san 다산 m Korean
Means "the mountain of tea" from Sino-Korean 茶山. ... [more]
Dasom 다솜 f & m Korean (Modern)
From obsolete native Korean 다솜 (dasom) meaning "love." As a word, it is replaced by Sarang.
Datbyeol 닻별 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 닻별 (datbyeol), referring to the Cassiopeia constellation, from a combination of 닻 (dat) meaning "anchor" and Byeol.... [more]
Dawoon 다운 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 運 "luck, fortune; ship, transport" or 雲 (un) "clouds".
Deokha 덕하 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 德 "ethics, morality, virtue" and 河 meaning "water; river, creek" or 夏 meaning "summer."
Deokman 덕만 m & f Korean (Anglicized, Rare)
From Sino-Korean 賢"virtuous,worthy,good" and 只 "just,simple"
Deok-Su 덕수, 德守, 德秀, 德銖, 德壽 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 德 (deok) meaning "ethics, morality, virtue" combined with 守 (su) meaning "defend, protect, guard", 秀 (su) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding", 銖 (su) referring to an ancient unit of currency, 壽 (su) meaning "long life, lifespan" or 洙 (su) referring to a river in China... [more]
Do 도, 祹 m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. This was the personal name of Sejong the Great (1397-1450), fourth king of the Joseon dynasty.
Do-ha 도하 m & f Korean
Do-hyeon 도현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 都 (do) "elegant, refined" and 賢 (hyeon) "virtuous, worthy, good".
Dohyun 도현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 都 "elegant, refined" and 鉉 "device for carrying a tripod" (hyeon)or From Sino-Korean 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good"
Donam 도남 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 都 "elegant, refined" and 南 (nam) meaning "southern, south".
Dong 동, 東, 冬, 銅, 洞 m & f Korean
From the Korean Hangul 동 (dong) that can translate the Hanja 冬 meaning "winter" or 東 meaning "east" or 銅 meaning "copper" or 洞 meaning "neighborhood".
Dong-ha 東河, 동하 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) meaning "east" combined with 河 (ha) meaning "river". Other hanja combinations are possible. ... [more]
Dong-hae 동해 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east, eastern" and 海 (hae) "sea, ocean".
Dong-hui 동희 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east" and 熙 (hui) "bright, splendid, glorious".
Dong-hyeok 동혁 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east" and 奕 "in sequence, orderly; abundant" or 赫 (hyeok) "bright, radiant, glowing".
Dong-hyeon 동현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 "east" (dong), and 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good" or 泫 "weep; cry; shine, glisten" (hyeon).
Donghyeop 동협 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east and 協 "be united; cooperate".
Donghyun 동현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east'' and Sino-Korean 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good"
Dongjin 동진 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east" and 眞 "real, actual, true, genuine".
Dong-rim 동림 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east, eastern" and 林 (rim) "forest, grove".
Dongsu 동수 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east and 秀 (su) "ear of grain; flowering, luxuriant; refined, elegant, graceful".
Dong-u 동우 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) meaning "east" or 桐 (dong), referring to the paulownia coreana tree, and 雨 (u) meaning "rain," 佑 (u) meaning "help, assist" or 宇 (u) meaning "house," among other hanja combinations.
Dong-uk 동욱 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 棟 "the main beams supporting a house" or 東 "east, eastern" (dong), and 旭 "rising sun; brilliance; radiant" (uk).
Dong-un 동운 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 "east, eastern" and 雲 "clouds".
Dong-wan 동완 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 烔 "heat" and 完 "complete, finish, settle; whole".
Dong-woo 동우 m Korean
Variant transcription of Dong-u.
Dongyeong 동영 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east and 榮 "glory, honor; flourish, prosper".
Dong-yun 동윤 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 "east, eastern" and 潤 "soft; sleek".
Do-un 도운 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 度 "degree, system; manner; to consider" and 雲 "clouds".
Do-yeon 도연 m & f Korean
Do-yeong 도영 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 道 "path, road, street; method, way" and 永 "long, perpetual, eternal, forever".
Do-young 도영 m & f Korean
Variant transcription of Do-yeong.
Du-byeol 두별 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Byeol prefixed with 두 (du), the combined form of the numeral 둘 (dul) meaning "two."
Du-hwan 두환 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 斗 "Chinese peck; liquid measure" and 煥 "shining, brilliant, lustrous".
Du-jun 두준 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 斗 "Chinese peck; liquid measure" and 俊 "talented, capable; handsome".
Eo-jin 어진 m & f Korean
Means "compassionate, benevolent" in Korean.
Eun-bin m & f Korean
A famous bearier of this name is Kwon Eun-bin (2000-?).
Eunchang 은창 m Korean
From 恩 (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 "silver" and Sino-Korean 昌 "light of sun; good, proper".
Eunghyeon 응현 m Korean
Meaning unknown.
Eun-gwang 은광 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" and 光 "light, brilliant, shine; only".
Eun-ho 은호 f & m Korean
Eun-jae 은재 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" and 才 "talent, ability".
Eun-ju 은주, 銀珠, 恩珠, 殷珠, 恩周 f & m Korean
Combination of Sino-Korean elements eun, like 銀 meaning "silver," 恩 meaning "favour, grace" or 殷 meaning "thrive, flourish," and ju, such as 珠 meaning "jewel, pearl," 周 meaning "circumference," 柱 meaning "pillar, column; branch," 州 meaning "state, province" or 宙 meaning "dwelling; time, infinite; sky."... [more]
Eun-sang m Korean
Famous bearer-Lee-eun sang.
Eun-seong 은성 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 殷 (eun) meaning "many, great; abundant, flourishing" combined with 誠 (seong) meaning "sincere, honest; true, real".
Eun-yul 은율, 恩聿, 銀栗 f & m Korean
Combination of an eun hanja, like 恩 meaning "favour, grace" or 銀 meaning "silver," and a yul hanja, such as 聿 meaning "(writing) brush" or 栗 meaning "chestnut (tree)."
Eutteum 으뜸 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 으뜸 (eutteum) meaning "top, head, the best."
Fong f & m Korean
Gaeul 가을 f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 가을 (gaeul) meaning "autumn/fall."
Gah-eul f & m Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of Gaeul.
Gangdam 강담 m Korean
It means "Stone Wall" or "Fortress" in Native Korean.
Gaon 가온, 歌穩 f & m Korean (Modern)
Shortened from 가온대/가온데/가온듸 (gaondae/gaonde/gaondui), archaic variants of the word 가운데 (gaunde) meaning "centre, middle." It can also be written into hanja, combining a ga hanja, e.g. 歌 meaning "song," with an on hanja, e.g. 穩 meaning "comfortable; calm, quiet."
Gaon-bit 가온빛 m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Gaon and Bit (compare Bit-gaon).
Gaon-nuri 가온누리 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Gaon and Nuri.
Garam 가람 f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 가람 (garam) meaning "river."
Garam-seulgi 가람슬기 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Garam and Seulgi.
Geon 건, 建, 健, 虔 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 建 (geon) meaning "to construct", 健 (geon) meaning "strong", 虔 (geon) meaning "respect" or other characters which are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
Geon-ho 건호 m Korean
Geonkye 건계 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 建 meaning "to construct", 健 meaning "strong", 虔 meaning "respect" and 계.
Geon-sik 건식 m Korean
Geon-u 건우 m Korean
From 建 "build, establish, erect, found" and 宇 "house; building, structure".
Geonwoo 건우 m Korean
Variant romanization of Geon-u
Geulegolio m Korean
Korean form of Gregory.
Geum 금, 昑 m History, Korean
Meaning unknown. This was the personal name of Yeongjo (1694-1776), twenty-first king of Joseon.
Geun m Korean
From Sino-Korean 近 "near, close" or 根 "root; foundation". A famous bearer is Korean Neo-Confucian scholar Kwon Geun (1352–1409).
Geunhyung 근형 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 近 "near, close" or 根 "root; foundation" and 亨 "smoothly, progressing, no trouble".
Geun-seok 근석 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 根 "root; foundation" and 碩 "great, eminent; large, big".
Geuru m & f Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 그루 (geuru) meaning "trunk, stem, stalk; stump, stock."
Gi f & m Korean
Gi-beom 기범 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 起 "rise, stand up; go up; begin" and 範 "pattern, model, rule, law".
Gi-gwang 기광 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 起 "rise, stand up; go up; begin" and 光 "light, brilliant, shine; only".
Gi-hun 기훈, 氣訓 and 旗訓 m Korean
From the Sino-Korean word 氣 (gi) meaning "energy; qi" or 旗 (gi) meaning "flag; banner" combined with 訓 (hun) meaning "teaching".... [more]
Gi-hyeon 기현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 琦 "gem, precious stone, jade" or 基 "foundation, base" (gi) and 鉉 "device for carrying a tripod" (hyeon).
Gi-nam 기남 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 起 (gi) "rise, stand up; go up; begin", 旗 (gi) "banner, flag" or 氣 (gi) "life force" combined with 南 (nam) "south" or 男 (nam) "male, man".
Gippeum 기쁨 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the verbal noun of adjective 기쁘다 (gippeuda) meaning "happy, glad, pleased."
Gon 건, 建, 健, 虔 m Korean
Variant transcription of Geon.
Gong 공, 玜 m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. This was the personal name of Sunjo (1790-1834), twenty-third king of Joseon.
Goun 고운, 高雲 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the present determiner form of adjective 곱다 (gopda) meaning "beautiful, pretty, fine, soft." It can also be written with hanja, combining a go hanja, e.g. 高 meaning "high, tall," with an un hanja, e.g. 雲 meaning "cloud."
Guk-hyeon 국현 m Korean
Gun 건, 建, 健, 虔 m Korean
Variant transcription of Geon.
Gureum 구름 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 구름 (gureum) meaning "cloud."
Guseul 구슬, 具瑟 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 구슬 (guseul) meaning "(glass) bead, marble, pearl, precious gem." It can also be written with hanja, combining a gu hanja, e.g. 具 meaning "preparation," with a seul hanja, e.g. 瑟, referring to the pipa instrument.
Gwang-hyeon 광현, 光鉉, 光炫, 光顯, 光玄 m Korean
Combination of a gwang hanja, like 光 meaning "light," 洸 meaning "angry; brave, gallant," 廣 meaning "large, extensive, spacious," 珖 meaning "jade" or 侊 meaning "big; magnificent," and a hyeon hanja, such as 鉉 meaning "bowstring," 炫 meaning "bright, brilliant; light, clear," 顯 meaning "appearance; exposure; distinction," 玄 meaning "dark; profound, mysterious" or 賢 meaning "benevolent; wise, sensible."
Gwang-jin 광진 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 光 "light, brilliant, shine; only" and 眞 "real, actual, true, genuine".
Gwang-min 광민 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 光 "light, brilliant, shine; only" (gwang) and 民 "people, subjects, citizens", 旻 "heaven" or 珉 "stone resembling jade" (min).
Gyeom 겸, 謙, 蒹 m & f Korean
Sino-Korean reading of such hanja as 謙 meaning "humble, modest" or 蒹 meaning "reed."
Gyeong-eun 경은 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 慶 "congratulate, celebrate" or 景 "scenery, view" and 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 "silver".
Gyeong-ho 경호 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 敬 "respect, honor" and 浩 "great, numerous, vast, abundant".
Gyeong-su 경수 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 暻 "bright" and 秀 "refined, elegant, graceful".
Gyeoul 겨울 f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 겨울 (gyeoul) meaning "winter."
Gyeo-wool 겨울 f & m Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of Gyeoul.
Gyu-dam 규담, 奎潭, 圭潭 m & f Korean
Combination of a gyu hanja, like 奎 meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride" or 圭 meaning "auspicious jewel; hall," and a dam hanja, e.g. 潭 meaning "deep pool; marsh, puddle."
Gyu-ha 규하 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 圭 (gyu) "jade pointed at top" and 夏 (ha) "summer; great, grand, big".
Gyu-ha 규하, 奎霞, 圭霞, 珪霞, 奎夏 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 奎 (gyu) meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride," 圭 (gyu) or 珪 (gyu), both meaning "auspicious jewel; hall" combined with 霞 (ha) meaning "mist, haze, rosy clouds" or 夏 (ha) meaning "summer"... [more]
Gyu-hui 규희 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 奎 "the stride of a person" and 熙 "bright, splendid, glorious".
Gyu-hyeon 규현 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 圭 "jade pointed at top" and 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good". A famous bearer is South Korean singer Cho Kyu-hyun (1988-).
Gyu-jong 규종 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 奎 "stride of man" and 鐘 "clock; bell".
Gyu-ri 규리, 奎利, 奎理, 奎里, 奎璃 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 奎 (gyu) meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride," 圭 (gyu) or 珪 (gyu), both meaning "auspicious jewel; hall," and 利 (ri) meaning "benefit, advantage," 理 (ri) meaning "govern, rule; repair; notice, find," 里 (ri) meaning "village," 璃 (ri) meaning "jewel" or 俐 (ri) meaning "smart, intelligent," among other hanja combinations.... [more]
Gyuseok 규석 m Korean
From 奎 meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride" or 圭 meaning "auspicious jewel; hall," and 錫 "bestow, confer".
Hae m & f Korean
From native Korean 해 (Hae) meaning "Sun".'태양'이라는 뜻의 토종 우리말 해(해)에서 유래했다.
Haebit 해빛 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Haetbit without the genitive infix ㅅ (-s-).
Haebong 해봉 m Korean
From 海 (hae) meaning "sea, ocean" and 鳳 "male phoenix; symbol of joy".
Hae-jin 해진 m & f Korean
Hae-joo m & f Korean
Revised romanization is hae-ju and McCune Reischauer is hae-chu.hae-Joo Chang in David Mitchell’s 2004 novel Cloud atlas,and it’s 2012 adaption film Cloud atlas.
Hae-ju 해주 f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 海 "sea, ocean" and 珠 "precious stone, gem, jewel, pearl".
Haeng-ni 행리, 行里 m Korean, History
Meaning unknown. I Haeng-ni was an ancestor of the Joseon dynasty's royal family. His descendants posthumously granted him a royal title and declared him King Ikjo of Joseon.
Hae-oreum 해오름 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of 해 (hae) meaning "sun" and Oreum.
Haetbit 햇빛 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 햇빛 (haetbit) meaning "sunlight, sunshine," from a combination of 해 (hae) meaning "sun" and Bit with the genitive infix ㅅ (-s-) (compare Haebit).
Haet-byeol 햇별 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of 해 (hae) meaning "sun" and Byeol with the genitive infix ㅅ (-s-) (compare Haetbit and Haetsal).
Haetsal 햇살 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 햇살 (haetsal) meaning "sunbeam, sunray, sunshine," from a combination of 해 (hae) meaning "sun" and 살 (sal) meaning "arrow" with the genitive infix ㅅ (-s-).
Haji 하지 m Korean
Hak-yeon 학연 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 學 "learning, knowledge; school" and 沇 "flowing and engulfing; brimming".
Han-bada 한바다 m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Bada prefixed with 한 (han), either a determiner from the numeral Hana meaning "one," or the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great."
Han-bin 한빈 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 韓 "fence; Korea" and 彬 "cultivated, well-bred".
Han-bit 한빛 m & f Korean (Modern)
From Bit prefixed with 한 (han), either a determiner from the numeral Hana meaning "one," or the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great."
Han-boram 한보람 m & f Korean (Rare)
From Boram prefixed with 한 (han), either a determiner from the numeral Hana meaning "one," or the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great."
Han-byeol 한별 f & m Korean (Modern)
From Byeol prefixed with 한 (han), either a determiner from the numeral Hana meaning "one," or the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great."... [more]
Han-eol 한얼 m & f Korean (Modern)
From an archaic variant of Haneul (compare Han-ul and Hanul).
Ha-Neul 하늘 m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 하늘 (see Haneul).
Haneul-bit 하늘빛 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Haneul and Bit (compare Bit-haneul).
Haneul-byeol 하늘별 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Haneul and Byeol (compare the more common Byeol-ha).
Han-garam 한가람 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Garam prefixed with 한 (han), either a determiner from the numeral Hana meaning "one," or the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great."
Han-geuru 한그루 m & f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Korean 한그루 (han-geuru), which refers to a raising of a single crop (of rice) a year or, in general, single-crop farming, from Geuru prefixed with determiner 한 (han), from the numeral Hana meaning "one" (can also come from the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great").
Hangil 한길 m Korean
A Native-Korean name that means "One Way", "One Path", or "One Direction".
Han-gyeol 한결 m & f Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 한결 (hangyeol) meaning "uniformity," effectively a combination of determiner 한 (han), from the numeral Hana meaning "one" (can also come from the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great"), and 결 (gyeol) meaning "layer, ply; chance, opportunity, moment."
Hangyu 한규 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 閒 (han) meaning "peaceful, calm" combined with 赳 (gyu) "grand".
Hanjae 한재 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 瀚(han) meaning "Vast, Wide, Extensive" combined with 宰(jae) "To rule" other hanja characters with the same sounds are possible.
Han-jin 한진 m Korean
"a rare opportunity for resentment". as Han means "grief or resentment" in Korean psychology, Jin means "precious or rare".
Han-maeum 한마음 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Maeum prefixed with 한 (han), either a determiner from the numeral Hana meaning "one," or the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great."
Han-nuri 한누리 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Nuri prefixed with 한 (han), either a determiner from the numeral Hana meaning "one," or the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great."
Han-sarang 한사랑 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Sarang prefixed with 한 (han), either a determiner from the numeral Hana meaning "one," or the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great."
Han-sol 한솔, 韓率, 翰率, 漢率 f & m Korean (Modern)
From Sol prefixed with 한 (han), either a determiner from the numeral Hana meaning "one," or the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great."... [more]
Han-som 한솜 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Som prefixed with 한 (han), either a determiner from the numeral Hana meaning "one," or the present determiner form of adjective 하다 (hada) meaning "big, large, great."
Han-ul 한울 m & f Korean (Modern)
From an archaic variant of Haneul (compare Han-eol and Hanul)... [more]
Hanul 하눌, 한울, 하늘 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From an archaic and dialectal variant of Haneul (compare Han-eol). It can also be a variant transcription of Han-ul or Haneul, the latter being the case for figure skater Kim Ha-nul (2002-).
Haru 하루 f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 하루 (haru) meaning "day(time)."
Ha-seon 하선 m & f Korean
Korean unisex name derived from the hanja 河 (ha) meaning "river, stream" and 宣 (seon) meaning "declare, announce, proclaim".
Hayan 하얀 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the present determiner form of the adjective 하얗다 (hayata) meaning "(pure) white/pale."
Heebeom 희범 m Korean
From 姬 "beauty" or 熙 "bright, splendid, glorious" and 範 meaning "standard, norm; example, model," 凡 meaning "all, everyone" or 犯 "invasion, violation,".
Hee-joon m Korean
Variant transcription of Hui-jun.
Hee-jun 희준 m Korean
Variant transcription of Hui-jun.
Hee-jung 熙正, 姬貞, 熙貞, 희정 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 熙 (hee) meaning "shine" combined with 正 (jung) meaning "first (month of the lunar year)". Other hanja combinations are possible. ... [more]