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Jung eun

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Hangul  정은
Revised Romanization  Jeong-eun
Hanja  正恩, 廷恩, 貞恩, and others
McCune–Reischauer  Chŏng'ŭn

Jung-eun, also spelled Jeong-eun or Jong-un, is a Korean unisex given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 75 hanja with the reading "jung" and 26 hanja with the reading "eun" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names. In North Korea, soon after Kim Jong-un came to power, the North Korean government promulgated a new decree forbidding other uses of his name, and people with that name were forced to change it to conform to the new rule.

People with this name include:

  • Hong Jung-eun (born 1974), South Korean television screenwriter, one of the Hong Sisters
  • Kim Jung-eun (born 1976), South Korean actress
  • Kim Jung-eun (born 1983), the real name of the South Korean actress Kim Ji-woo
  • Im Jung-eun (born 1981), South Korean actress
  • Jo Jung-eun (born 1996), South Korean actress
  • Sportspeople
  • Park Jung-eun (born 1977), South Korean male basketball player
  • Ha Jung-eun (born 1987), South Korean female badminton player
  • Lee Jung-eun (born 1988), South Korean female judo practitioner
  • Lee Jeong-eun (born 1994), South Korean female racewalker
  • Other
  • Meredith Jung-En Woo (born 1958), South Korean-born American female political science professor
  • Hwang Jung-eun (born 1976), South Korean writer and podcaster
  • Kim Jong-un (born 1983 or 1984), supreme leader of North Korea since 2011
  • References

    Jung-eun Wikipedia