Female, J names, Korean, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes


Jung is a variant transcription of Jeong, a Korean unisex name with a variety of meanings depending on the hangul used:

  • 정 (靜) jeong “quiet; still; gentle”;
  • 정 (貞) jeong “virtuous, chaste; loyal”
  • 정 (正) jeong “straight; upright; proper;
  • 정 (晶) jeong “crystal; clear; bright”;
  • 정 (廷) jeong “court;
  • 정 (婷) jeong “pretty, graceful”

There are other meanings depending on the hanja used. Jung is also a German surname meaning “young”.

Origin: Korean, Proto-Indo-European



  • Jeong
  • Jong
  • Chung



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