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Looking for some South Korean girl names and South Korean names for boys?

When it comes to selecting baby names and their meanings, Korean parents look for a wide range of options. Some of the unique Korean names are Yeong, Joon, Seo, Yun, Kim, Jin, Joon, Jun, Jung, Seong, Min, Eun, Kyung, Hyun, and several others.

Some popular Korean name meanings are Hei Ran (graceful orchid), Yon (lotus blossom), and Byeol (star) among several others. Here are some of the famous Korean girl names, Korean names for boys, as well as unique Korean last names.

Unique Korean Girl Names

Here is a list of unique Korean girl names. 

A-Yeong (Korean origin), meaning 'pure grace', is another popular Korean name given to baby girls. It has a modern Korean alternative in Ah-Young. Ah-Young is is a famous South Korean singer and actress. A-Yeong is a popular South Korean baby name for girls.

Ae-Cha (Korean origin), meaning 'loving daughter', is a common South Korean name for your baby girl.

Bom (Korean origin), meaning 'springtime', is a beautiful Korean name you can choose for your baby girl.

Bong-Cha (Korean origin), meaning 'the happy girl or superior daughter', is a popular Korean baby girl name.

Byeol (Korean origin), meaning 'star' is another gleaming Korean baby girl name option you can select.

Eun Ae (Korean origin), meaning 'grace with love' is another Korean baby girl name you can select for your baby. One of the unique Korean girl names.

Eun Jung (Korean origin), meaning 'affection and grace' is another name commonly given to Korean girls.

Hanja (Korean origin), meaning 'traditional writing system', is a Korean generational name given to Chinese characters.

Hyun (Korean origin), meaning 'intelligent and bright', is a Korean name given to girl children.

Mi Cha (Korean origin), meaning 'a beautiful daughter', is another pleasing name for your baby girl.

Mi sun (Korean origin), meaning 'goddess and beauty', is another popular Korean girl name you can gift your baby girl.

Min (Korean origin), meaning 'sharp-witted or one who responds quickly', can be another name to inspire your baby for life.

Min Jung (Korean origin), meaning 'wisdom and brightness', is another popular Korean name given to girl children.

Myung Ok (Korean origin), meaning a 'bright pearl' is a sweet-sounding Korean baby girl name you can pick for your child.

Nari (Korean origin), meaning 'lily flower', is another pretty baby name girl you can choose. This is one of the popular South Korean girl names.

Seo-Yun (Korean origin), meaning 'a prosperous omen', is another splendid Korean baby girl name for your child.

Shin (Korean origin), meaning 'real' or 'belief' is another beautiful Korean name for a baby girl.

Soo Yun (Korean origin), meaning 'a perfect lotus flower', is another refreshing Korean name for your baby girl.

Sook (Korean origin), meaning 'she of pure nature', would be a flawless match to your delicate baby girl’s personality. One of the famous baby names for girls.

Yon (Korean origin), meaning 'lotus flower is a pretty name you can choose for your girl child.

Yun-Seo (Korean origin), meaning 'govern or allow', is also the name of popular actress, Yoon Seo from South Korea.

Unique Korean Boy Names

Read on for unique Korean boy names.

Chan-Woo (Korean origin), meaning 'bright, vivid, and one who helps protect, bless', is another Korean name for boys.

Chul (Korean origin), meaning 'sturdy and firm', is another Korean name given to boys.

Dae-Jung (Korean origin), meaning 'righteous and great, or honest', is a popular Korean name for boys.

Dae-Seong (Korean origin), meaning 'high or great voice, or prominent personality', is another popular Korean baby boys name you can choose.

Do-Hyun (Korean origin), meaning 'virtuous' is another righteous name for your baby boy.

Geon (Korean origin), meaning 'to construct, respect, or strong' is a common name given to boys in Korea.

Hwan (Korean origin), meaning 'shining and bright', is a Korean name you can confer to your baby boy.

Hyun-Shik (Korean origin) meaning 'rooted in cleverness' is a popular name for a Korean baby boy.

Jeong (Korean origin), meaning 'pure or silent', is a gender-neutral name. It is one of the most famous South Korean names for boys.

Joon (Korean origin), meaning 'exceptionally talented man', would be a perfect name for your baby boy.

Kang-Dae (Korean origin), meaning 'one who is strong and mighty' is another Korean baby boy name you can choose for your child.

Kim Soo-hyun (Korean origin), meaning 'excellent, virtuous, or gold', is also the name of a popular Korean actor who starred in ‘My Love From The Star’.

Kwan (Korean origin), meaning 'one who is strong or wild', is a unique Korean baby boy name you can choose.

Minjun (Korean origin), meaning 'clever, talented, and handsome' is one of the most favored baby boy names in Korea.

Nam-Gi (Korean origin), meaning 'southern rise', is another soothing Korean baby boy name you can choose.

Sung-Mo (Korean origin), meaning 'wrath or anger', is another popular Korean baby boy name you can choose.

Tae-Hyeong (Korean origin), meaning 'exalted or superior person', is another Korean name you can choose for a baby boy.

Won-Chul (Korean origin), meaning 'wise', is a popular Korean name you can choose for your baby boy.

Woo-Jin (Korean origin), meaning 'protected house, or family treasure', would be another perfect name for your baby boy in South Korea.

Woo-Sung (Korean origin), meaning 'wrath or anger', is a popular Korean name given to boy children.

Unique Korean girl names with meanings are extremely popular.

Unique Korean Names With Ji

Ji is a Korean word that means 'wisdom or pond', it is a common family name used in Korea. Here we have curated a comprehensive list of unique Korean names with Ji. Read on!

Ji Ha-Yoon (Korean origin), its meaning is 'talented' and 'allow'. It is also the name of a popular South Korean model and actress.

Ji Jin-Hee (Korean origin), its meaning depends on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. It is another name for boys in Korea. It is also the name of an actor from South Korea.

Ji Sang-jun (Korean origin), meaning 'empathy, generosity, and compassion'. It is also the name of a famous South Korean swimmer.

Ji So-Yun (Korean origin), its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. The name is also shared by a famous Korean footballer.

Ji-Ae (Korean origin), meaning 'love', is a popular Korean name given to baby girls.

Ji-Ah (Korean origin), meaning 'beautiful purpose, or fine wisdom' was a popular name given to girls in Korea.

Ji-Ho (Korean origin), meaning 'greatness and wisdom' is another popular Korean name for baby boys.

Ji-Hu (Korean origin), meaning 'later and wisdom' is a popular Korean baby boy and girl name.

Ji-Hwan (Korean origin), meaning 'shining, bright, and wisdom' is another masculine name used in Korea.

Ji-Hye (Korean origin), meaning 'wisdom' is a feminine name used to name girls in Korea.

Ji-Hyun (Korean origin), meaning 'divine intervention or manifest', is also the name of a popular actress from South Korea.

Ji-Seok (Korean origin), meaning 'like a rock' is a popular Korean name given to baby boys and is also the name of a famous singer.

Ji-Su (Korean origin) means 'wisdom and beautiful', and it is another gender-neutral Korean name you can choose.

Ji-Tae (Korean origin), meaning 'wisdom, reason, or intellect' is a male name used in Korea.

Ji-Woo (Korean origin), meaning 'ambition or purpose', the name has spelling variants such as Jee-Woo and Chi-Woo.

Ji-Woong (Korean origin), meaning 'wisdom is a male' name used for boys in Korea.

Ji-Yeon (Korean origin), meaning 'wisdom, support, or happiness' is another popular Korean name you can choose for a  baby girl.

Ji-Yoo (Korean origin), Ji meaning 'wisdom' and Yoo meaning 'rich', is another name for boys in Korea.

Ji-Yoon (Korean origin), meaning 'good fortune, posterity, or purpose', is also the name of a pop singer in South Korea.

Min-Ji (Korean origin), meaning 'clever and intelligent' was a popular name given to Korean girls in 1990.

Unique Korean First Names

Here are some unique Korean first names.

Bong (Korean origin), meaning 'phoenix', is a popular Korean name given to boys.

Chin (Korean origin), meaning 'precious' is another popular Korean first name for baby boys.

Chun (Korean origin), meaning 'spring' is a popular feminine name used in Korea.

Chung-Cha (Korean origin), meaning 'righteous girl' is another popular Korean name you can choose for your baby girl.

Dae (Korean origin), meaning 'greatness' is a gender-neutral name used in Korea.

Eun (Korean origin), meaning 'silver' is a popular female name conferred to girls in Korea.

Gi (Korean origin), meaning 'foundation or brave' is another female name used in Korea for girls.

Ha-Neul (Korean origin), meaning the 'sky' is a gender-neutral name used for children in Korea.

Hae (Korean origin), meaning 'ocean' is a feminine first name given to baby girls in Korea.

Hae-Won (Korean origin), meaning 'graceful garden' is a female name given to girls in Korea.

Haneul (Korean origin), meaning 'sky or heaven' is another Korean name for females used in Korea.

Hea (Korean origin), meaning 'grace' is a cute feminine name you can choose for your baby girl.

Hei (Korean origin), meaning 'wisdom or intelligence', is another Korean baby girl name you can pick for your child.

Ho (Korean origin), meaning 'lake, or goodness' is a popular first name gifted to girls in Korea.

Ho-Sook (Korean origin), meaning 'clear lake' is another female name.

Iseul (Korean origin), meaning 'dew' is another gender-neutral name you can choose for your child.

Ki (Korean origin), meaning 'arisen' is another popular Korean name for your baby girl.

Moon (Korean origin), meaning 'writing' is a popular name for a baby girl.

Mun-Hee (Korean origin), meaning 'shiny, literate' is another gender-neutral Korean baby name you can choose for your child.

Nari (Korean origin), meaning 'lily flower', Nari (lily flower) is another gender-neutral name you can choose for your baby.

Ryung (Korean origin), meaning 'shiny and brightness' is another common name for girls and boys in Korea.

Sook (Korean origin). Sook 'she of pure' is another popular Koran baby girl name.

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