150 Best Korean Cat Names That You’ll Love

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If you are searching for Korean cat names to honor your and your cat’s culture or heritage you have come to the right place.

Traditional Korean names are often selected based on the Chinese zodiac and are associated with water, earth, wood, metal, or fire. Other names are full of meaning and deeply rooted in Korean tradition.

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You will notice that some names are hyphenated and made up of two elements, each with separate meanings. This means many names are made up of two or more elements. You can also combine names to create your own meaning and perfect cat name.

In this article, we have picked 150 of the best Korean cat names with their meanings to make your search easier.

Best Korean Male Cat Names

  • Bae (배) – This name means “inspiration”.
  • Bon-Hwa (본화) – This name means “glorious”.
  • Bong (봉) – This means Phoenix.
  • Chin-Hwa (진화) – This name means “most wealthy”.
  • Chin-Mae (진매) – This name means “truth”.
  • Chul (철) – This name means “firm”.
  • Chung-hee (정희) – This means righteous and dutiful
  • Daeshim (대심) – This means the greatest mind
  • Dak-Ho (닥호) – This means “deep lake”.
  • Dong-Sun (동선) – This means “Eastern integrity”.
  • Eun (은) – This means kindness.
  • Gi (기) – This means “brave”.
  • Hak-Kun (학근) – This means “rooted in intelligence”.
  • Han-gyeol (한결) – This means uniformity.
  • Haneul (하늘) – This means ‘sky or heaven’.
  • Hei (희) – This means ‘wisdom or intelligence’.
  • Hyun-ki (현기) – This means wise and astute.
  • Hyun-woo (현우) – This name means wise and house.
  • In-Su (인수) – This name means “preserving wisdom”.
  • Ji-hoon (지훈) – This name means wisdom and rank.
  • Ji-Hyun (지현) – This means “ambition”.
  • Ji-Tae (지태) – This means ‘wisdom, reason, or intellect’.
  • Ji-Woo (지우) – This means ‘ambition or purpose’. Other spellings include Jee-Woo and Chi-Woo.
  • Ji-Woong (지웅) – This means ‘wisdom is a male’ .
  • Ji-Yeon (지연) – This means ‘wisdom, support, or happiness’ .
  • Ji-Yoo (지유) – This means ‘wisdom’ and rich.
  • Ji-Yoon (지윤) – This means ‘good fortune, posterity, or purpose’.
  • Jieun (지은) – This means “hidden”.
  • Jimin (지민) – This name means “quick”.
  • Jiwoo (지우) – This name means “mercy”.

Jieun – This means “hidden”.

  • Joon (준) – This means ‘exceptionally talented man’.
  • Jung-hoon (정훈) – This means honest and rank.
  • Kang-dae (강대) – This means mighty and strong.
  • Ki (기) – This name means “strong”.
  • Kija (기자) – Kija was a legendary king who brought Chinese culture to the Korean people a millennia ago.
  • Kim (김) – This means “gold”.
  • Kim Soo-hyun (김수현) – This means ‘excellent, virtuous, or gold’.
  • Korain (광황) – This name means luminous and glorious.
  • Kwan (관) – This name means ‘one who is strong or wild’.
  • Kwang-Sun (광선) – This means “wide goodness”.
  • Kyong (경) – This name means “brightness”.
  • Kyung-Hu (경후) – This name means “just”.
  • Mal-chin (말친) – Means to persist until the end.
  • Man-Shik (만식) – This name means “deep rootedness”.
  • Minjun (민준) – This name means ‘clever, talented, and handsome’.
  • Moon (문) – Moon means “learned” or “literate”.
  • Mun-Hee (문희) – This means ‘shiny, and literate’.
  • Nam-Gi (남기) – This means ‘southern rise’.
  • Ryung (령) – This means ‘shiny and bright.
  • Saja (사자) – This name means “lion”.
  • Sam (삼) – This means “third child”.
  • Sang-hoon (상훈) This name means benevolent and rank.
  • Sang-ook (상욱) – This means the one who is forever well and healthy.
  • Seok (석) – This means “stone”.
  • Seong-Su (성수) – This name means both “success” and “sacred”.
  • Seoul (서울) – This is the capital of South Korea.
  • Seung (승) – This name means “inherit”.
  • So (소) – This name means “smile”.
  • Suk-chin (석진) – This means the unshakable rock.
  • Sung-ho (성호) – This name means successor and greatness.
  • Sung-Mo (성모) – This means ‘wrath or anger’.
  • Tae-Hyeong (태형) – This means ‘exalted or a superior person’.
  • U-Jin (우진) – This name name means an enduring show of gratitude.
  • Ulsan (울산) – This is a small city in South Korea.
  • Whan (확대) – This means “enlarging”.
  • When Yeong (웬 영) – This means “reflective shadow”.
  • Won-Chul (원철) – This means “wise”.
  • Won-Shik (원식) This name means “head of the family”.
  • Woo-Jin (우진) – This means ‘protected house, or family treasure’.
  • Woo-Sung (우성) – This means ‘wrath or anger’.
  • Woong (웅) – This means “magnificence”.
  • Yong-saeng (영생) – This name means “to live forever”.
  • Yong-Sun (용선) – This means the “Dragon in the first position”.
  • Yoon-Suh (윤서) This name means “thank you”.
  • Young-Jae (영재) – This name means “Mountains of prosperity”.

Best Korean Female Cat Names

  • Aengcho (앵초) – This means “primrose” flower.
  • Ailiseu (아이리스) – This means “iris” flower.
  • Akasia (아카시아) – This name means “acacia” flower.
  • Ara (아라) – This means “beautiful”.
  • Areum (아름) – This means “beauty”.
  • Beullubel (블루벨) – This name means “bluebell” flower.
  • Bitna (빛나) – This means “shining”.
  • Bo-Bae (보배) – This name means a precious treasure.
  • Bong Cha (봉자) – This means the “ultimate girl”.
  • Chija (치자) – This means “gardenia” flower.
  • Cho (조) – This name means “beautiful”.
  • Chun (정의) – This means “justice” or “spring”.
  • Dae (대) – This name means greatness.
  • Dallia (달리아) – This means “Dalia” flower.
  • Deiji (데이지) – This name  means “daisy” flower.

Bong Cha – This means the “ultimate girl”.

  • Desuli (데수리) – This means “periwinkle” flower.
  • Digitalliseu (디지털리스) – This name means “foxglove”.
  • Dongbaeg (동백) – This means “camellia” flower.
  • Eunjoo (은주) – This means “little flower”.
  • Geobela (거베라) – This means “gerbera” flower.
  • Geum-Eocho (금어초) – This means “snapdragon” flower.
  • Geumsonghwa (금송화) – This means “calendula” flower.
  • Goo (구) – This means the one who completes you.
  • Gwa (국화) – This means “aster”.
  • Hae-Won (해원) – This means ” graceful garden”.
  • Hae (해) – This means “she is like the ocean”.
  • Hana (하나) – This name means “my favorite” and will give your child full bragging rights.
  • Haw (허아우) – This means “young beautiful flower”.
  • Hei-Ran (희란) – This means “graceful orchid” flower.
  • Heonbyeong (헌벽) – This means “snowdrop”.
  • Hiasinseu (히아신스) – This means “hyacinth” flower.
  • Hiseu (히스) – This means “heather”.
  • Holli (홀리) – This means “holly”.
  • Hwa-Young (화영) – This means “beautiful flower”.
  • Hyeobjugdo (혀업주그도) – This means “oleander” flower.
  • Hyun-Ki (현기) – This means wise and pearl all in one.
  • Indongdeong-Gul (인동덩굴) – This means “honeysuckle” flower.
  • Jaeseumin (재스민) – This means “jasmine” flower.
  • Jang-Mi (장미) – This means “rose” flower.
  • Jebikkoch (제비꽃) – This means “violet” flower.
  • Jia (佳) – This means “beautiful”.
  • Jimin (지민) – This name means quick, clever intellect.
  • Jin (진) – This means both “jewel” and “truth” for strength and sparkle.
  • Jindallae (진달래) – This means “azalea” flower.
  • Jiyoung (지영) – This means “flower”.

Hiseu – This means “heather”.

  • Joo (주) – This means “precious”.
  • Keullematiseu (클레마티스) – This means “clematis”.
  • Keullobeo (클로버) – This means “clover”.
  • Kyung-Soon (경순) – This means “honored and mild”.
  • Labendeo (라벤더) – This means “lavender” flower.
  • Loteoseu (로터스) – This means “lotus”.
  • Mee (미) – Mee means “beautiful”.
  • Mi-Hi (미희) – This name means “beautiful joy”.
  • Minali (미나리) – This means “buttercup”.
  • Mindeulle (민들레) – This name means “dandelion” flower.
  • Molan (모란) – This means “peony” flower.
  • Nancho (난초) – This name means “orchid” flower.
  • Nari (나리) – This means “lily flower”.
  • Nari (나리) – This name means “lily”.
  • Paenji (팬지) – This means “pansy” flower.
  • Pityunia (피튜니아) – This means “petunia”.
  • Pugsya (푸크시아)  – This name means “fuschia” flower.
  • Sang (상) – This means “always” and “mutual”.
  • Sena (세나) – This name means “world’s beauty”.
  • Soo-A (수아) – This means “perfect lotus flower”.
  • Soo-Gook (수국) – This name means “hydrangea” flower.
  • Soo-Yun (수연) – This name means “perfect lotus flower”.
  • Sook (숙) – This name means “pure”.
  • Sulegughwa (수레국화) – This means “cornflower”.
  • Tyullib (튤립) – This name means “tulip” flower.
  • Yang-Gwibi (양귀비) – This means “poppy” flower.
  • Yeong (영) – Yeong means “one with courage”.
  • Yon (연) – This name means “lotus blossom” flower.
  • Young-Hee (영희) – This name means “flowers”.
  • Yuri (유리) – This name means “crystal”.

Korean names continue to evolve due to so many hybrid options, yet still pay homage to the traditional names. Many Korean names are also gender-neutral which means you have even more of a selection when choosing a name for your kitty.

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About Amy Brown-Towry

Amy Brown-Towry is a Certified NAVC Pet Nutritionist and animal lover. She is the proud owner of two cats and a dog and her love for animals has led her to a successful career as a freelance writer specializing in pet care, nutrition, and product reviews.

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