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Yeon woo

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Hangul  연우
Revised Romanization  Yeon-woo
Hanja  軟祐, 延優, and others
McCune–Reischauer  Yŏn-u

Yeon-woo is a Korean unisex given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 39 hanja with the reading "yeon" and 41 hanja with the reading "woo" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.

People with this name include:

  • Go Yeon-u (died 227), posthumous name Sansang of Goguryeo, tenth ruler of Goguryeo
  • Cho Yeon-woo (born Cho Jong-wook, 1971), South Korean actor
  • Kim Yeon-woo (born 1971), South Korean male singer
  • Nam Yeon-woo (born 1982), South Korean actor
  • Jhi Yeon-woo (born 1984), South Korean female bodybuilder
  • Yeon Woo, South Korean female pop singer
  • Fictional characters with this name include

  • Kim/Kwon Yeon-woo, in Kang Full's 2003 webcomic Love Story (and 2008 South Korean film adaptation Hello, Schoolgirl)
  • Heo Yeon-woo, in 2012 South Korean television series Moon Embracing the Sun adapted from the 2011 novel by Jung Eun-gwol
  • References

    Yeon-woo Wikipedia