Korean Submitted Names

Korean names are used in South and North Korea. Note that depending on the Korean characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Korean names.
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Aecha 애차 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 愛 (ae) meaning "love, affection" and 차. Means "loving daughter"
Ae-jeong 애정 f Korean
Means "love, affection", from Sino-Korean 愛情.
Aeji 애지 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 愛 (ae) meaning "love, affection" and 智 (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or 地 (ji) meaning "earth, soil, ground". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
Ae-jung 애정 f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 애정 (see Ae-jeong).
Aemin 에민 f Korean
Aeng 앵, 櫻 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 櫻 (aeng) meaning "cherry, cherry blossom".
Aeng-ha 앵하, 櫻霞, 櫻夏 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 櫻 (aeng) meaning "cherry, cherry blossom" combined with 霞 (ha) meaning "mist, haze, rosy clouds" or 夏 (ha) meaning "summer". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
Aeng-hwa 앵화, 櫻花 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 櫻 (aeng) meaning "cherry, cherry blossom" combined with 花 (hwa) meaning "flower, bloom, anger".
Ae-ra 애라 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 愛 "love" and 羅 "net for catching birds". A famous bearer is South Korean actress Shin Ae-ra (1969-).
Ae-ri 애리 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 愛 "love" and 利 "gains, advantage, profit, merit". A famous bearer is South Korean actress Jung Ae-ri (1960-).
Aesook 애숙 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 愛 "love" and 淑 "good, pure, virtuous, charming".
A-eun 아은, 娥恩, 娥銀, 雅恩, 我恩 f Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful," 雅 meaning "clean, pure" or 我 meaning "I, me," and an eun hanja, such as 恩 meaning "favour, grace" or 銀 meaning "silver."
Ah 앟, 娥 f Korean
The Korean Hanja "娥" means "Beautiful".
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."
Ahram 아람 f Korean
Means "ripe chestnut" or "ripe acorn" in Korean.
Ahreum 아름, 雅凛 f Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of Areum.
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."
Ah-yeon 아연, 娥娟, 娥緣, 娥淵 f Korean
Variant transcription of A-yeon.
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-mi 아미, 雅美 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 雅 (a) meaning "elegant" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beauty". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
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
Anjeong 안정, 安静 f Korean
[安】(an) means "peace, quiet" and 【静】(jeong) means "quiet, still, gentle"
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.
Ara 아라 f Korean
From Korean 알아 "to know". Using hanja it can mean "be beautiful; good" from Sino-Korean 娥 (a) or "elegant, graceful, refined" (雅, a) and "net for catching birds" (羅, ra)... [more]
A-ran 아란, 雅蘭, 娥蘭 f Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 雅 meaning "clean, pure" or 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful," and a ran hanja, e.g. 蘭 meaning "orchid."
Areum 아름, 雅凛 f & m Korean (Modern)
From the first part of adjective 아름답다 (areumdapda) meaning "beautiful."... [more]
Areum-byeol 아름별 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Areum and Byeol.
Areumdaum 아름다움 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the verbal noun of adjective 아름답다 (areumdapta) meaning "beautiful" (compare Areumdaun and the shorter, more common Areum).
Areumdaun 아름다운 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From the present determiner form of adjective 아름답다 (areumdapta) meaning "beautiful" (compare Areumdaum and the shorter, more common Areum).
Areum-i 아름이 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Areum combined with the subject marking particle 이 (i).
Areumi 아르미 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Areum-i.
Areum-saem 아름샘 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Areum and Saem.
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."
Arin f Korean
A famous bearier of this name is Choi Ye-won from the Kpop group "Oh my girl".
Arisol 아리솔 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Ari and Sol.
A-yeon 아연, 娥娟, 娥緣, 娥淵 f Korean
Combination of an a hanja, e.g. 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful," and a yeon hanja, such as 娟 meaning "happy; beautiful," 緣 meaning "tie, connection, relationship" or 淵 meaning "pond; marsh; puddle."
A-yeong 아영, 雅英, 娥榮, 娥英, 我鈴 f Korean
Combination of an a hanja, like 雅 meaning "clean, pure," 娥 meaning "pretty, lovely, beautiful," 我 meaning "I, me," 妸 meaning "beautiful" or 峨 meaning "high, tall; steep," and a yeong hanja, such as 英 meaning "floral decoration; excellent, outstanding," 榮 meaning "prosperity, glory," 鈴 meaning "bell," 映 or 暎, both meaning "shine, reflection."
A-young 아영, 雅英, 娥榮, 娥英, 我鈴 f Korean
Variant transcription of A-yeong.
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).
Balgeun-byeol 밝은별 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Balgeun and Byeol.
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."
Beom f Korean
From the Hangul Korean 범 (beom) meaning "tiger".... [more]
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."
Binnarae 빛나래 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Narae.
Binnari 빛나리 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Nari.
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-chorong 빛초롱 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Chorong.
Bit-dasom 빛다솜 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Dasom.
Bit-gaeul 빛가을 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bit and Gaeul (compare Gaeulbit).
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.
Bitnara 빛나라 f Korean
From native Korean 빛 (bit) meaning "light, glow." and From native Korean 나라 (nara) meaning "country, nation, state, kingdom."
Bitnari 빛나리 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Variant transcription of Binnari.
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-a 보아 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 珤 "treasure, jewel; precious, rare" and 雅 "elegant, graceful, refined". A famous bearer is South Korean singer Kwon BoA (1986-).
Bo-ah 보아 f Korean
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-).
Bohyun 보현 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 甫 (bo) meaning "begin; man, father; great" or 普 (bo) meaning "wide, large" and From Sino-Korean 亨 "smoothly, progressing, no trouble" or From Sino-Korean 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good; able" Other hanja combinations are possible
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-bit 봄빛 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bom and Bit.
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-gyeol 봄결 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bom and 결 (gyeol) meaning "layer, ply; chance, opportunity, moment."
Bo-mi 보미 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 普 "universal, general, widespread" and 美 "beautiful, pretty; pleasing".
Bommi 봄미 f Korean
From Korean 봄미 (bommi) meaning "beautiful spring".
Bom-nuri 봄누리 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bom and Nuri.
Bom-sarang 봄사랑 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bom and Sarang.
Bom-sol 봄솔 f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bom and Sol.
Bom-sori 봄소리 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Bom and Sori.
Bong-cha 봉차 f Korean
Derived from the Korean Hangul 봉 (bong) and 차 (cha).
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
Bong-soon 봉순 f Korean
Bon-hwa 본화 m Korean
Means "glorious" in Korean.
Borah 보라 f Korean (Modern)
Variant transcription of Bora 3.
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).
Bo-yeong 보영 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 寶 "treasure, jewel; precious, rare" and 英 "petal, flower, leaf".
Bo-young 보영 f Korean
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-bitna 별빛나 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Byeol and Bitna.
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,"
Chae-ha 채하, 彩霞, 彩夏 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 (chae) meaning "color" combined with 霞 (ha) meaning "mist, haze, rosy clouds" or 夏 (ha) meaning "summer".
Chae-hwa 채화, 彩花, 彩華 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 (chae) meaning "colour" combined with 花 (hwa) meaning "flower, bloom, anger" or 華 (hwa) meaning "flower, petal, China". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
Chae-hyang 채향, 彩香 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 (chae) meaning "colour" combined with 香 (hyang) meaning "incense, fragrant". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
Chae-hyun 채현, 采賢, 彩賢 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 采 (chae) meaning "collect, gather, pluck" or 彩 (chae) meaning "colour", and 賢 (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able". Other hanja combinations are also possible.
Chae-lin 채린, 彩麟 f Korean
Variant transcription of Chae-rin.
Chae-min 채민, 彩敏, 彩玟, 彩旻, 彩民 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 (chae) meaning "colour" combined with 敏 (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp", 玟 (min) meaning "streaks in jade; gem", 旻 (min) meaning "heaven", or 民 (min) meaning "people, citizens"... [more]
Chaening 채닝 m & f Korean
Korean variant of Channing.
Chae-rim 채림 f Korean
Chae-rin 채린, 彩麟 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 (chae) meaning "hue, colour" and 麟 (rin) meaning "female of Chinese unicorn", as well as other hanja combinations. A famous bearer is South Korean singer CL, born Lee Chae-rin (1991-).
Chae-ryeong 채령 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 (chae) "variegated colors" and 鈴 (ryeong) "bell".
Chae-seon 채선 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 "variegated colors" and 仙 "transcendent, immortal".
Chae-yeon 채연 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 彩 "variegated colors" and 姸 "beautiful".
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".
Chang-ha 창하, 窗夏, 窗霞 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 窗 (chang) meaning "window" combined with 夏 (ha) meaning "summer" or 霞 (ha) meaning "mist, haze, rosy clouds". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
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".
Chan-mi 찬미 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 讚美, meaning "praise".
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".
Chenny f Korean (?), Khmer (?)
Meaning unknown. A famous bearer is Chenny Paolucci (2002-), an ice skater.
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.
Cho-a 초아 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 草 (cho) "grass, straw, thatch, herbs" and 娥 (a) "be beautiful; good".
Chohui 초희 f Korean
Derived from the sino-korean 楚 (cho) meaning "clear" and 姬 (hui) meaning "woman".
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-mae 초매, 草莓, 草梅, 草玫 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Sino-Korean 草 (cho) meaning "grass" combined with 莓 (mae) meaning "strawberry", 梅 (mae) meaning "plum", or 玫 (mae) meaning "rose, gemstone". ... [more]
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]
Chorongchorongbitnari 초롱초롱빛나리 f Korean (Archaic)
An unusually long name. Can no longer be given to a child because of regulations in South Korea have prohibited the registration of given names longer than five hangul characters, in response to some parents giving their children extremely long names such as this... [more]
Chowon 초원 f Korean
Combination of Sino-Korean 草 (cho) "grass, straw, thatch, herbs" and Sino-Korean 元 "first; dollar; origin; head"
Choye 초예 f Korean
Combination of Sino-Korean 草 (cho) "grass, straw, thatch, herbs" and From Sino-Korean 藝 (ye) "art; talent, ability; craft" or 乂 (ye) "govern, control, manage; nurture"
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".
Chun-hwa 춘화 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 春 (chun) "spring" and 華 (hwa) "flowery; illustrious" or 花 (hwa) "flower; blossoms".
Chun-hyang 춘향, 春香 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 春 (chun) meaning "spring" combined with 香 (hyang) meaning "incense, fragrant". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
Chun-ja 춘자 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 春 "spring" and 子 "child". Chun-ja was the tenth-most popular name for Korean girls born in 1940. The same characters can be read Haruko in Japanese... [more]
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".
Daechu 대추 f Korean
From Korean 대추 (daechu) meaning "jujube, date".
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
Da-eun 다은 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" (da), and 恩 "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 "silver" (eun).
Daeyang 대양 m & f Korean
S. Korean word for 'ocean, deep'.
Dahae 다해 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 (da) meaning "much, many; more than, over" and 海 (hae) meaning "sea, ocean".
Da-hee 다희 f Korean
Da-hui 다희 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 熙 "bright, splendid, glorious".
Da-hye 다혜 f Korean
From Sino-Korean(Hanja) 多(da) meaning "Excellent, Better, Good" and 惠(hye) meaning "Love, Grace, Beautiful, Intelligent" or 慧(hye) meaning "Wise, Intelligent, Wisdom".
Da-hyeon 다현 m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good".
Dahyun 다현 f Korean
Da-in 다인 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 仁 "humaneness, benevolence, kindness".
Da-jeong 다정 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 貞 "virtuous, chaste, pure; loyal".
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.
Dallae 달래 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From either native Korean 달래 (dallae), referring to the Korean wild chive, or the root of verb 달래다 (dallaeda) meaning "to soothe, calm, comfort."
Dal-rae 달래 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Variant transcription of Dallae.
Dambi 담비 f Korean
From a dam hanja, e.g. 潭 meaning "deep pool; marsh, puddle." and Korean 비 (bi) "rain".
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."
Danbi 단비 f Korean
Means "welcome rain" in Korean.
Danchu 단추 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
From Korean 단추 (danchu) meaning "button". Also derived from 단 (dan) meaning "sweet".
Dan-o 단오 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Dan-o (surname is Eun) is one of the main characters of 2019 South-Korean drama Extraordinary You. The character is played by actress Kim Hye-yoon.
Da-rae 다래 f Korean
Da-san 다산 m Korean
Means "the mountain of tea" from Sino-Korean 茶山. ... [more]
Daseul 다슬 f Korean
In Native Korean Meaning "Take Care". this name is derived from Korean Word "다스리다 (To Rule)".
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]
Da-won 다원 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" (da), and 元 "first; dollar; origin; head" or 媛 "beauty, beautiful woman" (won).
Dawoon 다운 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 "much, many; more than, over" and 運 "luck, fortune; ship, transport" or 雲 (un) "clouds".
Da-ye 다예 f Korean
Means "diverse, versatile, multi-talented" from Sino-Korean 多樣.
Da-yeon 다연 f Korean
Da-yeong 다영 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 (da) "much, many; more than, over" and 英 (yeong) "petal, flower, leaf; brave, a hero".
Dayoon 다윤 f Korean
From Sino Korean 多 (da) meaning "a lot, much and and 潤 (yun) meaning"soft; sleek".
Da-young 다영 f Korean
Deokha 덕하 m Korean
From Sino-Korean 德 "ethics, morality, virtue" and 河 meaning "water; river, creek" or 夏 meaning "summer."
Deok-hye 덕혜 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 德 "ethics, morality, virtue" and 惠 "favor, benefit, confer kindness". A famous bearer is Princess Deok-hye of Korea (1912-1989), the last princess of Korea.
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]
Deulle 들레 f Korean (Modern, Rare)
Shortening of Mindeulle, coinciding with the root of the verb 들레다 (deulleda) meaning "to clamour, make a noise."
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.
Doeon 도언 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 都 "elegant, refined" and 彦(eon) meaning "Noble, Great, Talented"
Do-ha 도하 m & f Korean
Do-hee 도희 f Korean
Do-hui 도희 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 都 "elegant, refined" and 熙 "bright, splendid, glorious".
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"
Doja 도자, 桃子 f Korean
From Sino-Korean 桃 (do) meaning "peach" combined with 子 (ja) meaning "child". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
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."