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Revised RomanizationSu-jin

Soo-jin, also spelled Su-jin or Sue-jin, 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 48 hanja with the reading "jin" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.[1] Soo-jin was the fifth-most popular name for baby girls in South Korea in 1980, third-most popular in 1988, and fifth-most popular again in 1990.[2][3]

People with this name include:

Artists and musicians[edit]

  • Kang Sue-jin (born 1967), South Korean female ballerina
  • Yoo Chae-yeong (birth name Kim Soo-jin; 1974–2014), South Korean female pop singer
  • Seomoon Tak (born Lee Su-jin, 1978), South Korean female rock singer
  • Horan (singer) (born Choi Soo-jin, 1979), South Korean electropop singer
  • Yoo Soo-jin (born 1983), South Korean female pop singer, member of Shinvi
  • Seon Soo-jin (born 1994), South Korean female pop singer, former member of Blady
  • Bang Soo-jin (born 1996), South Korean female pop singer, member of Wassup
  • Seo Soo-jin (born 1998), South Korean female pop singer, member of (G)I-DLE
  • Soojin Ahn (fl. 2000s), South Korean-born American female pianist
  • Hong Soo-jin (fl. 2000s), South Korean female violinist, member of the Copenhagen-based Trio con Brio Copenhagen
  • Soojin Lee, South Korean-born British female fashion designer
  • Lee Soojin, South Korean male drummer, founder of Messgram

Film and television personalities[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ 인명용 한자표 [Table of hanja for use in personal names] (PDF). South Korea: Supreme Court. August 2007. p. 23. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 August 2017. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  2. ^ "한국인이 가장 줗아하는 이름은 무엇일까?". Retrieved 2012-11-09.
  3. ^ 이진희 (Yi Jin-hui) (2009-01-28). "너도 민준이니… 어! 또 서연이야". Hankook Ilbo. Archived from the original on 2010-10-09. Retrieved 2012-10-27.