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700 Popular Korean Boy Names with Meanings

Every culture follows a distinctive naming tradition, so do the Koreans. Koreans always use their surnames before their names because of the respect they preserve for their family. They usually prefer three syllables long, formatted titles and meaningful words always receive the highest priority. Koreans do not embrace a middle name, especially in South Korea. Therefore, every individual owns two personal names.

By following those traditions, we have collected more than 700 popular Korean baby boy names with meanings here, which will help you select one suitable Korean name for your son. Please take a look at our collections of Korean boy names sequenced alphabetically.

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A to Z List of 700 Korean Boy Names:

1. Ahn: Tranquility
2. An
3. Baek Hyeon: Virtuous
4. Baek-Hyun: Pure/ Worthy
5. Beom Seok: The pattern of a rock.
6. Beom-soo
7. Bin: Luxuriant/ Elegant
8. Bitgaram: Light River
9. Bon-Hwa: Glorious one
10. Bong: A mythical bird
11. Bora: Purple
12. Byung-Hee: Glorious/Bright
13. Byung-chul: Wise
14. Byung-ho: Luminous
15. Byung-hoon
16. Byung-hun
17. Byung-joon
18. Byung-woo
19. Byung-wook
20. Byungchul
21. Chae-koo
22. Chaewon: Searching the origin
23. Chan-woo
24. Chang-Min
25. Chang-ho
26. Chang-hoon
27. Chang-min
28. Chang-nam
29. Chang-seon
30. Chang-soo
31. Chang-woo
32. Chang: It means Prosperous.
33. Cheol
34. Cheol-min
35. Cheol-soo
36. Chi-won
37. Chi-won
38. Chin-Hae: Depth of the ocean
39. Chin-Hwa: Most prosperous and wealthiest of all
40. Chin-Mae: One who always speaks the truth
41. Chin-Sun: Chin-Sun means Goodness.
42. Cho: Beautiful
43. Chul: Firm
44. Chul-Moo: It symbolizes the materials made of iron.
45. Chul-soo
46. Chul-soon
47. Chul-woo
48. Chun Hei: Justice and grace
49. Chun-Soon: Honest
50. Chung Ae: Noble and love
51. Chung-Hee: Righteous
52. Chung-Ho: Strong
53. Da: To attain
54. Dae: Dae means Shining.
55. Dae-Ho: Great
56. Dae-Hyun: It means fantastic and honor.
57. Dae-Jung: Great and righteous
58. Dae-Seong
59. Dae-hyun
60. Dae-in
61. Dae-jung
62. Dae-seok
63. Dae-seong
64. Dae-sung
65. Dae-won
66. Daehyun
67. Daeshim: Greatest mind
68. Daeun
69. Dan
70. Deok-su
71. Do Hyun: Virtuous
72. Do Yoon: Do means Path and Yoon means Allow.
73. Do-Yun: Do means way and Yun means consent.
74. Do-hun
75. Do-hyun
76. Do-kyun
77. Do-won
78. Do-yun
79. Dong: Eastern
80. Dong-Min: East & cleverness
81. Dong-Sun: Eastern honor
82. Dong-Yul: Eastern Passion
83. Dong-chan
84. Dong-chul
85. Dong-geun
86. Dong-gun
87. Dong-ha
88. Dong-hoon
89. Dong-hyuk
90. Dong-hyun
91. Dong-il
92. Dong-ju
93. Dong-jun
94. Dong-moon
95. Dong-soo
96. Dong-suk
97. Dong-won
98. Dong-woo
99. Dong-wook
100. Donghae
101. Donghyun
102. Dongwon
103. Doo-hwan
104. Doyoon
105. Du-Ho: It means Goodness.
106. Du: Head
107. Duck-Hwan: Return of the virtue
108. Duck-Young: The virtue is unchanging and everlasting
109. Eabae: A versatile and very creative person
110. Eun: Charitable
111. Eun-Kyung: Graceful gem
112. Eungyung
113. Eunji
114. Eunjoo
115. Eunjung
116. Eunsuh
117. Eunyoung
118. Geun
119. Goo: Complete
120. Gook: Nation
121. Gun
122. Gunwoo
123. Gyungho
124. Gyunghui
125. Gyungmi
126. Ha-Joon: Grand, approving
127. Ha-woong
128. Hae-il
129. Hae-in
130. Hae-seob
131. Hae-seong
132. Haeun
133. Hae–Won: Hae-Won Means “Graceful garden”
134. Hajoon
135. Hak-Kun: One with literate roots
136. Han
137. Han-bin
138. Han-jae
139. Han-kil
140. Han-sol
141. Han-wool
142. Han: Country or Leader
143. Haneul: Heavenly
144. Hayoon
145. He-Ran: Grace and orchid
146. Hee-chul
147. Hee-joon
148. Heejin
149. Heeyoung
150. Hee–Young: It means Joy and prosperity.
151. Heo: It means to permit or advocate.
152. Him-chan
153. Ho
154. Ho-Sook: Pure lake
155. Ho-jin
156. Ho-jun
157. Ho-soo
158. Ho-sung
159. Ho-won
160. Hong-cheol
161. Hong-gi
162. Hong-il
163. Hong: Meaning “Big or wide”
164. Hoon: Teaching
165. Hwa-Young: Beautiful flower
166. Hwan: Bright
167. Hwan-seok
168. Hye: bright and intelligent
169. Hyejin
170. Hyo-Sonn: Daughterly and gentle
171. Hyuk: Radiant
172. Hyun: Bright and intelligent
173. Hyun Ki: Wise
174. Hyun Shik: Brilliant
175. Hyun-ho
176. Hyun-jun
177. Hyun-jung
178. Hyun-ki
179. Hyun-seok
180. Hyun-seung
181. Hyun-sik
182. Hyun-sik
183. Hyun-tae
184. Hyun-woo
185. Hyun-wook
186. Hyung
187. Hyung-joon
188. Hyung-min
189. Hyung-won
190. Hyungsik
191. Hyunjoo
192. Hyunjoon
193. Hyunjung
194. Hyunwoo
195. Hyunyoung
196. Hyun–Ae: Clever and loving
197. Hyun–Ok: Wise pearl
198. Il: Superiority
199. Il-sung
200. In: Humanity
201. In-Su: Preserving wisdom
202. In-cheol
203. In-jung
204. In-sik
205. In-soo
206. In-tak
207. Iseul: Dew
208. Iseul: From dew
209. Jae-Bong
210. Jae-Hwa: Rich and prosperous
211. Jae-Sang
212. Jae-beom
213. Jae-geun
214. Jae-gyu
215. Jae-ho
216. Jae-hwa
217. Jae-hyuk
218. Jae-hyun
219. Jae-jin
220. Jae-joon
221. Jae-joong
222. Jae-kuk
223. Jae-kyung
224. Jae-seon
225. Jae-seop
226. Jae-suk
227. Jae-sung
228. Jae-won
229. Jae-woo
230. Jae-wook
231. Jae-woong
232. Jae-yong
233. Jaehyun
234. Jaeyoung
235. Jae–Hwa: Pile beauty
236. Je-no
237. Je-yong
238. Jee: The wisdom
239. Jeong-Eun jeong
240. Jeong-Gwon
241. Ji-ho
242. Ji-ho
243. Ji-hoon
244. Ji-hu
245. Ji-hun
246. Ji-hwan
247. Ji-kwang
248. Ji-min
249. Ji-seok
250. Ji-seong
251. Ji-tae
252. Ji-woon
253. Ji-woong
254. Ji-young
255. Jia
256. Jieun
257. Jiho
258. Jihoo
259. Jihoon
260. Jihun ji
261. Jihye
262. Jihyun
263. Jii: Jii means Sign of intelligence.
264. Jimin: Wisdom higher than the sky
265. Jin: Precious
266. Jin Ae:Truth
267. Jin-ho: Jin denotes something valuable and Ho indicates numerous.
268. Jin-hwan
269. Jin-hyuk
270. Jin-kyu
271. Jin-seong
272. Jin-sol
273. Jin-soo
274. Jin-sun
275. Jin-woo
276. Jin-wook
277. Jin-woon
278. Jin-yong
279. Jin-young
280. Jinho
281. Jisub
282. Jiwon: Ji symbolizes wisdom and Won signifies the first.
283. Jiwoo
284. Jiyoung
285. Jiyun
286. Jong-dae
287. Jong-hoon
288. Jong-hyuk
289. Jong-hyun
290. Jong-il
291. Jong-in
292. Jong-kyu
293. Jong-seok
294. Jong-soo
295. Jong-up
296. Jong-yul
297. Joo-Won: Original
298. Joo-Won: Beautiful
299. Joo-hwan
300. Joo-seob
301. Joo-won
302. Jooheon
303. Joon: An exceptionally talented Man
304. Joon Woo: Elaborately, Joon stands for a Handsome person where the word Woo” means Divine intervention.
305. Joon-Sup
306. Joon-ho
307. Joon-hyuk
308. Joon-il
309. Joon-ki
310. Joon-o
311. Joon-soo
312. Joon-su jun
313. Joon-tae
314. Joon-woo
315. Joon-yeob
316. Joong-ki
317. Joowon
318. Jum: King or ruler
319. Jun-ha
320. Jun-sang
321. Jun-seo
322. Jun-seok
323. Jun-su
324. Jun-young
325. Jung: A righteous man
326. Jung-Hwa: A rich and righteous person
327. Jung-ho
328. Jung-hoon
329. Jung-hwa
330. Jung-hwan
331. Jung-il
332. Jung-jin
333. Jung-keun
334. Jung-kook
335. Jung-kyu
336. Jung-mo
337. Jung-myung
338. Jung-nam
339. Jung-sik
340. Jung-soo
341. Jung-woo
342. Junghee
343. Jungho
344. Junghoon
345. Junghwa
346. Junghyun
347. Junsu
348. Junsuh
349. Junwoo
350. Junyoung
351. Juwon
352. Kang-Dae: Mighty and strong
353. Kang-min
354. Keon-woo
355. Ki: Ki means one who has arisen.
356. Ki-ha
357. Ki-hyuk
358. Ki-jung
359. Ki-moon
360. Ki-nam
361. Ki-sang
362. Ki-soo
363. Ki-tae
364. Ki-woo
365. Ki-woong
366. Ki-young
367. Kil
368. Kim: Kim means Gold.
369. Ko: Ko Means High.
370. Korain: Luminous and glorious
371. Kun-woo
372. Kwan: Kwan means one who is Strong.
373. Kwang-Sun: Wide goodness
374. Kwang-ho
375. Kwang-hoon
376. Kwang-hwan
377. Kwang-hyok
378. Kwang-hyun
379. Kwang-jo
380. Kwang-joon
381. Kwang-min
382. Kwang-seok
383. Kwang-seon
384. Kwang-sik
385. Kwang-soo
386. Kwang-su
387. Kwon: It means “Authority”
388. Kyong: Brightness
389. Kyu: Standard
390. Kyu-chul
391. Kyu-hwang
392. Kyu-hyuk
393. Kyubok: Blessed by God
394. Kyuhyun
395. Kyung: Kyung means Respect.
396. Kyung-Soon: Respected and gentle
397. Kyung-chul
398. Kyung-gu
399. Kyung-ho
400. Kyung-hwan
401. Kyung-jae

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402. Kyung-joo
403. Kyung-joon
404. Kyung-mo
405. Kyung-seok
406. Kyung-soo
407. Kyung-tae
408. Kyung-taek
409. Kyung-wan
410. Lee: Plum or Judge
411. Mal-Chin: It means Persists to end.
412. Man-Shik: Deeply rooted in something
413. Man-Young: Man- Young means Ten thousand years of prosperity.
414. Man-seok
415. Man-sik
416. Man-soo
417. Mi Kyong: Beauty and brightness
418. Mi-Hi: It represents a Beautiful joy.
419. Mi-Ok: It represents a Beautiful pearl.
420. Migyung
421. Min
422. Min Jee: It means Brightness and wisdom.
423. Min Joon
424. Min Jung: Bright and noble
425. Min-Hyun
426. Min-Jun: Handsome
427. Min-chul
428. Min-ho
429. Min-hyuk
430. Min-joon
431. Min-jun
432. Min-ki
433. Min-kyu
434. Min-seok
435. Min-soo
436. Min-woo
437. Mingyu
438. Minho
439. Minjae
440. Minji
441. Minjoon
442. Minjung
443. Minseok
444. Minsoo
445. Minsuh
446. Mishil: The name means A beautiful kingdom or a admired dynasty.
447. Miyoung
448. Moon-sik
449. Moon-soo
450. Mu-yeol: The word ‘Mu’ represents a person who is bearer of arms. On the other hand, ‘Yeol’ means fierce.
451. Mun-Hee: Literate girl
452. Myung: Bright and clear
453. Myung-Dae: Great righteousness
454. Myung-Hee: Bright girl
455. Myung-Ok: Bright pearl
456. Myung-Sook: Foundation of ages
457. Myung-bak
458. Myung-bok
459. Myung-dae
460. Myung-hoon
461. Myung-hwan
462. Myung-jun
463. Myung-soo
464. Myung-yong
465. Myung: It means Bright and clear.
466. Nam-gi
467. Nam-il
468. Nam-kyu
469. Oh-seong: Oh signifies the number ‘Five’ and Seong symbolizes stars.
470. Ok: Jade
471. Sang Hee: Benevolence and pleasure
472. Sang-Ook: Well and healthy
473. Sang-chul
474. Sang-hoon
475. Sang-hyun
476. Sang-jun
477. Sang-won
478. Sang-woo
479. Sang-wook
480. Sanghoon
481. Se-cheol
482. Se-hoon
483. Se-hun
484. Se-jin
485. Se-jun
486. Se-yoon
487. Seo Joon: Auspiciously Handsome
488. Seohyun
489. Seojoon
490. Seojun seo
491. Seok: Hardness
492. Seok-ho
493. Seok-ju
494. Seok: Strong
495. Seon-kyu
496. Seon-yeol
497. Seon-young
498. Seong
499. Seong-cheol
500. Seong-han
501. Seong-ho
502. Seong-hoon
503. Seong-hyun
504. Seong-jin
505. Seong-jong
506. Seong-kyu
507. Seong-min
508. Seong-won
509. Seong-woo
510. Seong-yeol
511. Seoyeon
512. Seoyun
513. Seuk-Chin: An unshakeable rock
514. Seung: Successor
515. Seung-chul
516. Seung-gi
517. Seung-heon
518. Seung-ho
519. Seung-hoon
520. Seung-hwa
521. Seung-hwan
522. Seung-jae
523. Seung-jun
524. Seung-soo
525. Seung-won
526. Seung-woo
527. Seung-yoon
528. Seungho
529. Seunghoon
530. Seunghyun
531. Seungmin
532. Shik: Planting
533. Shiwoo
534. Si Woo: Si means begin or start, Woo means divine intervention, protection or rain
535. Si-hyun
536. Si-won
537. Si-woo
538. So: Smile
539. So Young
540. Sohn: Son
541. Song: It means Song Dynasty.
542. Soo A: Kind and Noble Person
543. Soo Jin: Treasure, excellence and truth
544. Soo Min: Excellence and cleverness
545. Soo-an
546. Soo-bin
547. Soo-geun
548. Soo-hwan
549. Soo-hyun
550. Soo: Long-life
551. Soobin
552. Soojin
553. Soomin
554. Soon-Bok: Gentle and blessed
555. Suck: Hardness
556. Suck-Chin: An unshakeable rock
557. Suk-won
558. Sun-Hi: Obedience and joy
559. Sung-chul
560. Sung-ha
561. Sung-ho
562. Sung-il
563. Sung-jae
564. Sung-jin
565. Sung-keun
566. Sung-ki
567. Sung-min
568. Sung-mo
569. Sung-nam
570. Sung-soo
571. Sung-won
572. Sung-woo
573. Sung-yong
574. Sungho
575. Sunghoon
576. Sungjin
577. Sungmin
578. Sunyoung
579. Tae: Great Personality
580. Tae-ho
581. Tae-ho
582. Tae-hyun
583. Tae-hyung
584. Tae-il
585. Tae-joon
586. Tae-min
587. Tae-soo
588. Tae-suk
589. Tae-sung
590. Tae-wan
591. Tae-woo
592. Tae-wook
593. Tae-woong
594. Tae-yeon
595. Tae-yong
596. Tae: Great
597. Taehyun
598. Tian: Field
599. Uk: Sunrise
600. Whan: Ever-growing
601. Won
602. Won-Shik: Head of the family
603. Won-Sul
604. Won-chul
605. Won-ho
606. Won-il
607. Won-jae
608. Won-myung
609. Won-sik
610. Won-woo
611. Won-yong
612. Woo-hyun
613. Woo-il
614. Woo-jin
615. Woo-sung
616. Woojin
617. Woon-Jae
618. Woong
619. Woong: It means Magnificence.
620. Ye-Jun: Talented and handsome
621. Ye-Seung: Artistic
622. Ye-joon
623. Ye-jun
624. Yeeun
625. Yejoon
626. Yeo: Mild-mannered
627. Yeon-Jin: Precious
628. Yeon-Seok: Bestowed
629. Yeon-U: Divine protection
630. Yeon-seok
631. Yeona
632. Yeong: A courageous person
633. Yeong-Hyeon: Perpetual sunlight
634. Yeong-Sik: Perpetual glory
635. Yeong-Un: Perpetual clouds
636. Yeong-jun
637. Yeoreum: Summer
638. Yi-hwan
639. Yi-soo
640. Yo-Han: Glorious as the Sun
641. Yo-Seop: Glorious harmony
642. Yo-han
643. Yo-seob
644. Yon: Yon means Lotus blossom.
645. Yong
646. Yong-Bae: Perpetual
647. Yong-Hwa: Harmony
648. Yong-Jin: Excitable
649. Yong-Ju: Perpetual
650. Yong-Rae: Hero coming
651. Yong-Saeng: Live forever
652. Yong-Sam: Swimming
653. Yong-Sun: Dragon in the first position
654. Yong-gi
655. Yong-ho
656. Yong-jin
657. Yong-joon
658. Yong-joon
659. Yong-nam
660. Yong-seon
661. Yoo
662. Yoo Joon
663. Yoo-gun
664. Yoo-jin
665. Yoo-suk
666. Yoojin
667. Yoon
668. Yoon-bok
669. Yoon-ho
670. Yoon-soo
671. Yoon-sung
672. Yoonah
673. Yoonsuh
674. Yoonwoo
675. Young: Forever unchanging
676. Young-Jae: Destined to be prosperous
677. Young-Min: It means Prosperity.
678. Young-Soo: It means Keeper of prosperity.
679. Young-beom
680. Young-bin
681. Young-cheol
682. Young-chul
683. Young-gi
684. Young-ho
685. Young-hoon
686. Young-hwan
687. Young-il
688. Young-jae
689. Young-joon
690. Young-min
691. Young-sam
692. Young-sik
693. Young-soo
694. Young-tae
695. Young-wook
696. Youngchul
697. Younghee
698. Youngjae
699. Youngmi
700. Yun-seok

Everyone always tries to find a suitable name for their baby. We hope that you got the perfect one for your little prince among this extensive collection of Korean names that are popular in both North Korea and South Korea. If you don’t find the meaning here, please Google it. In case it’s a princess, please check out this list.