Ki (Korean surname)

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Ki
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Gi
McCune–Reischauer Ki

Ki(기), also romanized as Kee or Gi, is a Korean family name. According to the 2000 census, there were 26,679 people with this surname in South Korea.

  • Empress Gi (1315–1369/1370), the last empress of the Yuan Dynasty (Mongol Empire)
  • Gi Dae-seung (1527–1572), Confucian scholar
  • Gi Ja-heon (1562–1624), politician, Yeonguijeong (Prime Minister) of Joseon
  • Ki Bo-bae (b. 1988), archer, 2 gold medalist of the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Ki Sung-yueng (b. 1989), football player, currently playing for Swansea City A.F.C. (Premier League)
  • Ki Hui-hyeon (b. 1995), singer and member of the band DIA

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