134 Cute Korean boy names organized by meaning

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Here’s a list of Korean boy names organized by their meaning. Choosing a name for your little one is no easy task. You want it to mean something. You want it to hold honor and tradition. And yet, you want it to sound unique and perfectly describe your sweet, precious baby. 

Korean boy names are great because each name means something very special. In fact, they’re often a combination of two or more meanings. Bear in mind, these names may slightly vary in meaning or spelling depending on the Hanja used for the original Korean name. 

Nonetheless, whether you see your little one becoming a great and powerful CEO one day, or a feisty dragon bringing brightness and happiness – here’s a list to inspire the perfect name. 

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Korean boy names that mean DRAGON

  • Yong-sun. The main dragon
  • Myung-yong. Bright dragon
  • Sung-yong. Becoming the dragon
  • Won-yong. One dragon
  • Yong-gi. Dragon foundation
  • Yong-ho. Dragon the great
  • Yong-joon. Dragon and handsome
  • Yong-nam. South dragon
  • Yong-gun. Sky dragon

Korean male names that mean WISDOM:

  • Ji-ho. Wisdom and greatness
  • Ji-yoo. Wisdom and abundant
  • Ji-hoon. Wisdom and rank
  • Hyun-shik. Wisdom and honesty
  • Ji-tae. Wisdom and ease
  • Ji-woong. Wisdom
  • Man-sik. Only wisdom
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Korean names that mean Dragon!

Korean names meaning GREATNESS

  • Ha-jun. Great and talented
  • Ji-ho. Wise ad great
  • Sung-ho. Successor and greatness
  • Young-ho. Eternal and great
  • Daeshim. Greatest mind
  • Byeong-ho. Bright and great
  • Dae-Jung. Great and righteous
  • Dae-Seong. Great voice
  • Ha-Joon. Great and talented
  • Ji-hun. Ambition and merit
  • Gyeong-tae. Age of greatness
  • Hyun-ho. Mysterious and great or vast
  • Hyun-tae. Mysterious and great
  • Jae-joon. Mountain trail and great man
  • Jeong-Ho. Right and great
  • Kwang-ho. Light and great
  • Kyung-joon. Happy event and greatness
  • Seung-ho. Winning and greatness
  • Si-woo. Great world
  • Tae. Great
  • Tae-il. Great sun
  • Tae-joon. Great and handsome
  • Tae-min. Great people
  • Tae-soo. Great water
  • Tae-suk. Great and virtuous
  • Tae-sung. Great and successful
  • Tae-woo. Great world
  • Tae-wook. Great and brilliant
  • Tae-woong. Great hero
  • Yeong-jun. Dragon and greatness
  • Young-tae. Forever and greatness

Korean name for boys with POWER, BRAVERY, and STRENGTH

Jeong-gwon

Heavy power

Seung

Victor or winner

Seok-ho

Strength and heaven

Tae-yong

Strong leader

Ho

Tiger, brave, or fierce

Ho-jin

Tiger and brilliance

Seung-jae

Victory and talent

Korean boy names that mean ABUNDANCE and WEALTH

Ji-yoo

Wise and abundant

Eun-seoung

Abundant and sincere

Seung-ho

Victory and abundance

Young-ho

To swim in abundance

Hyun-woo

Wealth, luck and strength

Joo-heon

Jewels and wealth

Seung-heon

Victory and wealth

Cute Korean boy names that mean LUCK

Hyun-woo

Good luck and strength

Jun-seo

Handsome and auspicious 

Seo-jun

Auspicious and handsome

Korean boy names that mean ETERNITY

Young-chui

Eternal and firm

Eyong-soo

Eternal life

Eyong-jun

Eternal and great man

Young-jae

Prosperity and eternity

Young

Forever unchanged (how fitting!)

Young-soo

Prosperity Forever

Yong-hoon

Forever teaching

Young-hwan

Forever bright

Young-sik

Forever plated

Young-tae

Forever great

Young-wook

Forever rising sun

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Korean names that mean HAPPY and BRIGHT

Hee-chui

Happiness

Kwang-hwan

Light and happy

Kyung-hwan

Happy egg

Hyung-jae

Happy mountain

Kyung-joon

Happy and great

Tae-young

Happy leader

Byung-hee

Authority and brightness

Chang-min

Bright, clear day

Hwan

Bright 

Hyun

Brightness or virtue

Ho-jin

Fierce and bright

Ho-sung

Bright victory

Jun-ho

Handsome and bright

Kyung-soo

Bright and flowering

Min-ho

Bright and good

Min-hyeok

Keen and bright

Min-ki

Brightness and energy

Myung-bak

Brilliant gourd

Mung-hoon

Brilliant teacher

Myung-jun

Bright and handsome

Myung-soo

Bright water

Sung-bin

Successful and bright

Young-hwan

Forever bright

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Korean boy names that mean HONOR and RESPECT

Kyung-chui

Honor and respect

Jae-hyun

Respect and virtue

Young-jae

Prosperity and respect

Cute Korean boy names that mean HANDSOME

Joon-woo

Handsome and divine

Jun-seo

Handsome and auspicious

Min-jun

Gentle and handsome

Seo-jun

Auspicious and handsome

Ye-jun

Courageous and handsome

Ha-joon

Grand and handsome

Ho-jun

Heavenly and handsome

Hyun-jun

Wise and handsome

Joon-ki

Handsome foundation

Jun-ho

Handsome sky

Min-jun

Sharp and handsome

Myung-jun

Bright and handsome

Sang-jun

Handsome and talented

Tae-joon

Great and handsome

Ye-jun

Talented and handsome

Yong-joon

Dragon and handsome

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Gyeonbok Palace, Korea

CITIES that would make great Korean names for boys

  • Seoul
  • Busan
  • Daejeon
  • Jinhae

Korean Boy Names – FAQ

What are some badass Korean boy names?

The four most badass Korean boy names are:
Kang-dae – mighty and strong
Min-jun – sharp and handsome
Tae-young – forever leader
Yong-sun – the main dragon

What are common Korean names?

Five common Korean male names include:
Tae-young – Happy leader
Byung-hee – Authority and brightness
Chang-min – Bright, clear day
Hwan – Bright 
Hyun – Brightness or virtue

What is the cutest Korean name?

The three cutest Korean boy names are:
Joon-woo – Handsome and divine
Min-jun – Handsome and sharp
Tae-joon – Great and handsome

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