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Hangul 수현
Hanja , , and others
Revised Romanization Su-hyeon
McCune–Reischauer Suhyŏn

Soo-hyun, also spelled Su-hyeon or Su-hyun, is a Korean unisex given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 67 hanja with the reading "soo" and 35 hanja with the reading "hyun" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.[1] People with this name include:

  • Kim Su-hyeon (born 1970), South Korean actor
  • Hong Soo-hyun (born 1981), South Korean actress
  • Claudia Kim (Korean name Kim Soo-hyun, born 1985), South Korean actress
  • Kwon Soo-hyun (actor) (born 1986), South Korean actor
  • Kim Soo-hyun (born 1988), South Korean actor
  • Choo Soo-hyun (born 1988), South Korean actress
  • Shin Soohyun (born 1989), South Korean male idol singer, lead singer of boy band U-KISS
  • Lee Su-hyun (born 1996), South Korean female singer, member of I.B.I
  • Lee Soo-hyun (born 1999), South Korean female singer, main vocals of duo Akdong Musician

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  1. ^ "인명용 한자표" [Table of hanja for use in personal names] (PDF). South Korea: Supreme Court. Retrieved 2013-10-17.