Korean Personal Name Variants

Korean Personal Name Variants

Over 183,000 romanized variants

Includes all major romanization systems

Attributes such as name type and gender codes

Overview

CJKI’s Database of Korean Name Variants (KNV) includes Korean personal names in all the major romanization systems, including the latest standard published by the Korean government in 2000. Currently KNV contains over 183,000 Korean names and their romanized variants.

KNV Sample
TypeKoreanEnglishRomanization
MF진만CheenmanV
MF진만ChinmanME
MF진만CinmanD
MF진만JinmanNKR
F진미CheenmeeV
F진미ChinmiME
F진미CinmiD
F진미JinmiNKR
FM진민CheenmeenV
FM진민ChinminME
FM진민CinminD
FM진민JinminNKR
M진모CheenmoV
M진모ChinmoME
M진모CinmoD
M진모JinmoNKR
M진목CheenmokV
M진목ChinmokME
M진목CinmokD
M진목JinmogKR
M진목JinmokN
M진무CheenmooV
M진무CheenmuV
M진무ChinmooV
M진무ChinmuME
M진무CinmuD
M진무JinmuNKR
M진묵CheenmookV
M진묵CheenmukV
M진묵ChinmookV
M진묵ChinmukME
M진묵CinmukD
M진묵JinmugKR
M진묵JinmukN
MF진문CheenmoonV
MF진문CheenmunV
MF진문ChinmoonV
MF진문ChinmunME
MF진문CinmunD
MF진문JinmunNKR
M진면CheenmyeonV
M진면CheenmyonV
M진면CheenmyŏnV
M진면ChinmyeonV
M진면ChinmyonE
M진면ChinmyŏnM
M진면CinmyeonD
M진면JinmyeonNKR
M진명CheenmyeongV
M진명CheenmyongV
M진명CheenmyŏngV
M진명ChinmyeongV
M진명ChinmyongE
M진명ChinmyŏngM
M진명CinmyeongD
M진명JinmyeongNKR
F진나CheennaV
F진나ChinnaME
F진나CinnaD
F진나JinnaNKR
M진낙CheennakV
M진낙ChinnakME
M진낙CinnakD
M진낙JinnagKR
M진낙JinnakN
FM진남CheennamV
FM진남ChinnamME
FM진남CinnamD
FM진남JinnamNKR
G진니CheenneeV
G진니ChinniME
G진니CinniD
G진니JinniNKR
M진농CheennongV
M진농ChinnongME
M진농CinnongD
M진농JinnongNKR
G진녀CheennyeoV
G진녀CheennyoV
G진녀CheennyŏV
G진녀ChinnyeoV
G진녀ChinnyoE
G진녀ChinnyŏM
G진녀CinnyeoD
G진녀JinnyeoNKR
M진년CheennyeonV
M진년CheennyonV
M진년CheennyŏnV
M진년ChinnyeonV
M진년ChinnyonE
M진년ChinnyŏnM
M진년CinnyeonD
M진년JinnyeonNKR
F진녕CheennyeongV
F진녕CheennyongV
F진녕CheennyŏngV
F진녕ChinnyeongV
F진녕ChinnyongE
F진녕ChinnyŏngM
F진녕CinnyeongD
F진녕JinnyeongNKR
M진오CheenoV
M진오ChinoME
M진오CinoD
M진오JinoNKR
FM진옥CheenokV
FM진옥ChinokME
FM진옥CinokD
FM진옥JinogKR
FM진옥JinokN
M진억CheeneokV
M진억CheenokV
M진억CheenŏkV
M진억ChineokV
M진억ChinokE
M진억ChinŏkM
M진억CineokD
M진억JineogKR
M진억JineokN
M진엄CheeneomV
M진엄CheenomV
M진엄CheenŏmV
M진엄ChineomV
M진엄ChinomE
M진엄ChinŏmM
M진엄CineomD
M진엄JineomNKR
M진언CheeneonV
M진언CheenonV
M진언CheenŏnV
M진언ChineonV
M진언ChinonE
M진언ChinŏnM
M진언CineonD
M진언JineonNKR
M진업CheeneopV
M진업CheenopV
M진업CheenŏpV
M진업ChineopV
M진업ChinopE
M진업ChinŏpM
M진업CineopD
M진업JineobKR
M진업JineopN
F진패Cheenp'aeV
F진패CheenpaeV
F진패Chinp'aeM
F진패ChinpaeE
F진패CinphaeD
F진패JinpaeNKR
M진팔Cheenp'alV
M진팔CheenpalV
M진팔Chinp'alM
M진팔ChinpalE
M진팔CinphalD
M진팔JinpalNKR
M진필Cheenp'eelV
M진필CheenpeelV
M진필Chinp'ilM
M진필ChinpilE
M진필CinphilD
M진필JinpilNKR
M진핑Cheenp'eengV
M진핑CheenpeengV
M진핑Chinp'ingM
M진핑ChinpingE
M진핑CinphingD
M진핑JinpingNKR
G진풍Cheenp'oongV
G진풍Cheenp'ungV
G진풍CheenpoongV
G진풍CheenpungV
G진풍Chinp'oongV
G진풍Chinp'ungM
G진풍ChinpoongV
G진풍ChinpungE
G진풍CinphungD
G진풍JinpungNKR
M진표Cheenp'yoV
M진표CheenpyoV
M진표Chinp'yoM
M진표ChinpyoE
M진표CinphyoD
M진표JinpyoNKR
M진평Cheenp'yeongV
M진평Cheenp'yongV
M진평Cheenp'yŏngV
M진평CheenpyeongV
M진평CheenpyongV
M진평CheenpyŏngV
M진평Chinp'yeongV
M진평Chinp'yongV
M진평Chinp'yŏngM
M진평ChinpyeongV
M진평ChinpyongE
M진평ChinpyŏngV
M진평CinphyeongD
M진평JinpyeongNKR
M진배CheenpaeV
M진배ChinbaeEM
TYPE:
[S] surname
[M] male given name
[F] female given name
[G] unknown gender
[N] unknown type

Romanization:
[M] Ministry of Education romanization
[E] English
[N] Revised Romanization of Korean
[K] Korean Langugae Society romanization
[D] ISO DPRK transliteration, used in North Korea
[R] ISO ROK transliteration, used in South Korea
[V] Variants

Practical Applications

KNV is used for identifying, processing and normalizing Korean names and their numerous variants and is useful in such applications as:

Query processing by search engines

Segmentation and morphological analysis of CJK languages

Entity and information extraction

Immigration control systems

Improving accuracy of machine translation

Anti-money laundering (AML)

fraud detection by financial institutions

Database cleansing and normalization

Security applications

identifying suspected name variants of criminals

Related Resources

Korean-English Personal Names

Korean-English database of CJK and Western personal names

Chinese Personal Name Variants

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Japanese Personal Name Variants

Japanese personal names and their romanized variants