Korean Mythology Submitted Names

These names occur in the mythologies and legends of the Korean people.
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CHUMONG m Korean Mythology
Variant transcription of JUMONG.
DAL-NIM 달님 f Korean Mythology
In Korean mythology, she is the moon. She is the sister to the sun, HAE-NIM.
EOPSIN 업신 f Korean Mythology
The name of the goddess of storage and wealth in traditional Korean religion, who traditionally takes the form of a snake or weasel and protects the home. Her name is derived from 業 (eop) meaning "profession, work, job" and 神 (sin) meaning "god, goddess, spirit"... [more]
HAEMOSU 해모수 m Korean Mythology
A sun deity in Korean mythology. He is also the son of the god of Heaven, CHUMONG.
HAE-NIM 해님 f Korean Mythology
The sun in Korean mythology. She is the sister to DAL-NIM, the moon.
JOWANGSIN f Korean Mythology
The goddess of the fire and hearth in traditional Korean religion. Her name is derived from the hanja 竈 (jo) meaning "hearth, kitchen stove, kitchen", 王 (wang) meaning "great, king" and 神 (sin) meaning "god, goddess, spirit".
KUD m Korean Mythology
In Korean mythology, he is the personification of darkness and evil.
PALK m Korean Mythology
In Korean mythology, he is the sun god and founder of the realm of light.
SAMSIN HALMONI 삼신 할머니 f Korean Mythology
The name of the triple goddess of childbirth and fate in Korean mythology. It is derived from the hanja 三 (sam) meaning "three", 神 (sin) meaning "god, goddess, spirit" and 할머니 (halmoni) meaning "grandmother", an honourific term for goddesses highlighting their wisdom.
SEONANGSIN 서낭신 f Korean Mythology
The name of the Korean goddess of villages, boundaries and war. Her name is derived from the hanja 城 (seong) meaning "city wall, fort, defensive wall", 隍 (hwang) meaning "dry moat" or "god of a city" and 神 (sin) meaning "god".
UNGNYEO 웅녀 f Korean Mythology
The name of a goddess involved in the Korean creation myth. Her name is derived from the hanja 熊 (ung) meaning "bear" and 女 (nyeo) meaning "woman".