Minji is a name of Korean origin and it is traditionally a girl's name. The name is derived from a sino-Korean word ‘min’ meaning ‘clever, sharp’ and 'Ji’ meaning ‘wisdom, intellect’ or ‘Ji’ (different character) meaning ‘know, perceive`. The name is pronounced Meen-Jee. The meaning of Minji varies according to the hanja, which is used to write each syllable of the name. The most popular interpretations of the name include ‘intelligent, sharp’. Well-known personalities with the name include Lee Minji, a South Korean actress, and Lee Minji, a South Korean model.