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Yeong ok

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Hangul  영옥
Revised Romanization  Yeong-ok
Hanja  永玉, 英玉, and others
McCune–Reischauer  Yŏng'ok

Yeong-ok, also spelled Young-ok or Yong-ok, is a Korean unisex given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 34 hanja with the reading "yeong" and five hanja with the reading "ok" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.

People with this name include:

  • Young-Oak Kim (1919–2005), Korean-born American male soldier
  • Kim Young-ok (born 1937), South Korean actress
  • Shin Youngok (born 1961), South Korean female lyric coloratura soprano
  • Hong Young-ok (born 1970), South Korean male sport shooter
  • Kim Yeong-ok (born 1974), South Korean female basketball player
  • Jong Yong-ok (born 1981), North Korean female long distance runner
  • Hong Yong-ok (born 1986), North Korean female weightlifter
  • Pak Yong-ok, North Korean female table tennis player
  • References

    Yeong-ok Wikipedia

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