What is My Korean Name, Learn to Make Your Own Korean Name Easily!

what my korean name

In this article we will share how you can make your own korean name easily. Many people asked ‘What Is my korean name?’, or how to get one?’. If you don’t understand hangeul or korean language, it is a lot more complicated for you to make your english into korean name, so it’s better to use korean name generator or methods like we will share to you below.

We will let you know how you can figure out your own name based on your birthday, so you don’t need to learn hangul or special korean meaning to get your korean name. Let’s dive right to it.

Korean Name Structure

what my korean name

Korean names usually consist of three phonetic units or syllables. They’re made up of a family name and a first name with two syllables. For example: 김지후 Kim Ji Hoo.

김 is the first unit, and also the person’s family name. It’s always written first.
지후 takes the second and third unit places and is the person’s given name.
The second and third unit can be written alone or after the family name.

Create your Family Name

MonthLast Name
January
Kim, Gim
February
Lee
March
Park, Bak
April
Gwan
May
Jung
June
Yang
July
Cho
August
Yoon, Yun
September
An
October
Bae
November
Han
December
Jin

You can just use this family name based on your birth month, so if you were born at May, then your family name would be Jung and so on.

Korean Family Names Meaning

Korean Family NameHangulMeaning
KimMeaning: Metal, gold or iron
LeeMeaning: Plum tree
Park/BakMeaning: Gourd
GwanMeaning: Tube or pipe
JungMeaning: Tablet or quiet
YangMeaning: Amount or positive
AnMeaning: Within
JinMeaning: Camp lost or a sign of the dragon
YooMeaning: Willow tree
HanMeaning: The One
NamMeaning: A Man or south
ChoMeaning: Second or beginning
YunMeaning: Cloud or luck
PaeMeaning: Loosely or The name of the ‘Pae’ clan
MaMeaning: Horse, hemp

Given Name

DayMaleFemale
1도윤
Do-yoon
서아
Seo-ah
2서준
Seo-jun
지안
Ji-an
3하준
Ha-jun
하윤
Ha-yoon
4은우
Eun-woo
서윤
Seo-yoon
5시우
Si-woo
하은
Ha-eun
6지호
Ji-ho
지우
Ji-woo
7서우
Seo-woo
하린
Ha-rin
8예준
Ye-jun
아린
Ah-rin
9유준
Yu-jun
지유
Ji-yoo
10민준
Min-jun
시아
Si-ah
11우진
Woo-jin
수아
Soo-ah
12도현
Do-hyun
지아
Ji-ah
13수호
Su-ho
나은
Na-eun
14주원
Ju-won
아윤
Ah-yoon
15연우
Yeon-woo
서연
Seo-yeon
16건우
Gun-woo
서우
Seo-woo
17선우
Seon-woo
다은
Da-eun
18시윤
Si-yoon
예나
Ye-na
19서진
Seo-jin
유나
Yu-na
20준우
Jun-woo
유주
Yoo-joo
21유찬
Yu-chan
예린
Ye-rin
22지후
Ji-hoo
소율
So-yul
23로운
Ro-un
주아
Joo-ah
24윤우
Yoon-woo
하율
Ha-yul
25우주
Woo-joo
윤서
Yun-seo
26현우
Hyun-woo
서현
Seo-hyun
27지안
Ji-an
소윤
So-yoon
28준서
Jun-seo
채원
Chae-won

29

도하

Do-ha

예서
Ye-seo
30지한
Ji-han
서하
Seo-ha
31지훈
Ji-hun
다인
Da-in

Now you can pick your given name based on the day you were born, if you were born on January 2nd, then your name would be Kim Seo Jun for male and Kim Ji an for female.

Korean Given Name Meaning

Below are the most popular Korean given names both in korean and english with it’s meaning.

NameHangulGenderMeaning
Ara아라FemaleMeaning: Beautiful
Areum아름FemaleMeaning: Beautiful
AYeong아영FemaleMeaning: Refined
BoBae보배FemaleMeaning: Treasure, precious
BomFemaleMeaning: Spring
BoRa보라FemaleMeaning: Purple color
ByeolFemaleMeaning: Star
ChoHee초희FemaleMeaning: Beautiful, joy
Daehyun대현MaleMeaning: Wise man
DaeSeong대성MaleMeaning: Great success
DaEun다은FemaleMeaning: Young girl or Silver
DaJeoung다정FemaleMeaning: Loving and understanding
DoHyun도현Male or FemaleMeaning: An intelligent person
Donghyun동현MaleMeaning: A symbol of strength.
DoYoon도윤MaleMeaning: A government post
DoYun도연FemaleMeaning: Lotus blossom
Eun Ae은애FemaleMeaning: Grace and love
EunHee은희FemaleMeaning: Wish
EunHye은혜FemaleMeaning: Grace
EunJeong은정FemaleMeaning: Warmth
EunJi은지FemaleMeaning: Wisdom or mercy
Eunsuh은서FemaleMeaning: Mercy or west
EunYoung은영FemaleMeaning: Talent
GaHee가희FemaleMeaning: Beauty or elegance
Hana하나FemaleMeaning: One
Haru하루FemaleMeaning: Spring
HaYoon하윤Male or FemaleMeaning: Morality or richness
HeeJin희진FemaleMeaning: Honest
HyeJin혜진FemaleMeaning: Bright
HyeonJeong현정FemaleMeaning: Virtuous or worthy
HyeonJu현주FemaleMeaning: Jewel or pearl
HyeonU현우MaleMeaning: Manifest or clear
HyunYoung현영FemaleMeaning: Able
Iseul이슬FemaleMeaning: Dew
Jaehyun재현MaleMeaning: Wisdom
JangMi장미FemaleMeaning: Rose
JeongMale or FemaleMeaning: Gentle
JeongHui정희Male or FemaleMeaning: Right or beauty
Jia지아FemaleMeaning: Clear or good
JiEun지은FemaleMeaning: Branch or kindness
JiHo지호Male

Meaning: Brave spirit

JiHoo지후Male or FemaleMeaning: Wisdom or elegant
JiHye지혜FemaleMeaning: Intelligent
JiMin지민Male or FemaleMeaning: Gentle or jade
JinMale or FemaleMeaning: Jewel or truth
JinHwa진화Female,MaleMeaning: Most wealthy
JinSol진솔FemaleMeaning: Become a leader
JiSoo지수Male or FemaleMeaning: Gorgeous
JiU지우Male or FemaleMeaning: Ambition or universe
JiWon지원Male or FemaleMeaning: First beautiful woman
JiYoung지영Male or Female

Meaning: Honor

Jiyun지윤FemaleMeaning: Glossy
JooEun주은FemaleMeaning: Silver pearl
JooMi주미FemaleMeaning: Pretty
JoonMaleMeaning: Strict
JooYeon주연FemaleMeaning: Gentle or relaxed
JunA준아FemaleMeaning: Swift horse
JunHo준호MaleMeaning: Summer sky
Junwoo준우MaleMeaning: Handsome
KiPpeum기쁨FemaleMeaning: Joyful
KyungHee경희FemaleMeaning: Hope
MiHee미희FemaleMeaning: Beautiful or joy
MinMale or FemaleMeaning: Jade
Minho민호MaleMeaning: Fall sky
MinJi민지FemaleMeaning: Sharp or comprehend
MinSeo민서FemaleMeaning: Composed or People
Nari나리FemaleMeaning: Lily
SaeRom새롬FemaleMeaning: Bamboo
SangHoon상훈MaleMeaning: Eternal or teach
Sena세나FemaleMeaning: Neatly
SeoHyeon서현FemaleMeaning: Felicitous omen or worthy
SeoJoon서준MaleMeaning: Slowly
SeokMaleMeaning: Tin
SeolFemaleMeaning: Snow
SeoYeon서연Female

Meaning: Make clear

Seunghyun승현Male or FemaleMeaning: Succession
ShinMaleMeaning: Center or belief
SiWoo시우MaleMeaning: Honest
SoHee소희FemaleMeaning: Young or honest
Soo A수아FemaleMeaning: Talent or lofty
Soobin수빈Male or FemaleMeaning: Sparkle
SooHo수호MaleMeaning: Guardian
SooJin수진Male or FemaleMeaning: Truth
Soomin수민Male or FemaleMeaning: Smart
SooYeon수연FemaleMeaning: Lotus flower or lovely
SungMin성민Male or FemaleMeaning: Star or clever
Taeyeon태연FemaleMeaning: Proud or big
WookMaleMeaning: Dawn or rising sun
YeEun예은FemaleMeaning: Rainbow
YeJi예지FemaleMeaning: Study or Beautiful
YeJoon예준MaleMeaning: Trout or humble
YeonAh연아FemaleMeaning: Beauty or better
YeongMale or FemaleMeaning: Flower
YeRim예림FemaleMeaning: Azure
YooJin유진FemaleMeaning: Generous
YoonFemaleMeaning: Shine
YoonAh윤아FemaleMeaning: Highly beauty
YuMi유미FemaleMeaning: Willow or beauty
YunSeo윤서FemaleMeaning: Allow or lazy
Yuri유리FemaleMeaning: Comfortable or glass bead

What is your korean name?

what my korean name

What is your korean name? Have you figure it out based on this simple birthday korean name generator? Let us know in the comments!

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