The name Bae is of Korean origin. The meaning of Bae translates to ‘an inspiration’, ‘being inspired’. This name also means ‘berry’ in Latin. Bae is a term to lovingly call your significant other, meaning 'before anyone else' and a shorter version of ‘baby’. The rapper and singer of the popular K-Pop group Red Velvet, Irene, is born Bae Joo-hyun. Bae Doona is one of the most popular and talented South Korean actresses.