Seo-hyun, also spelled Seo-hyeon, or Seo-hyon, Suh-hyun, Suh-hyon is a Korean unisex given name. The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 53 hanja with the reading "seo"[1] and 42 hanja with the reading "hyun"[2] on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names. Seo-hyun was the 2nd-most popular name for baby girls in South Korea in 2011, and among the top 5 most popular name in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013.[3]

Seo-hyun
Pronunciation/sʌ.hjən/
GenderUnisex
Origin
Word/nameKorean
MeaningDifferent depending on Hanja
Other names
Alternative spellingSeo-hyun, Seo-hyon, Suh-hyun, Suh-hyon
Seo-hyeon
Hangul
서현
Hanja
, , , and others
Revised RomanizationSeo-hyeon
McCune–ReischauerSŏhyŏn
IPA[sʌhjʌn]

People with this name include:

  • Yun Seo-hyeon (born 1970), South Korean actor
  • Lee Seo-hyun (born 1973), South Korean Businesswoman, Chairman of Samsung Welfare Foundation
  • Seo-hyun (born Seo Ju-hyun, 1991), South Korean singer and actress
  • Katie Kim (born Kim Seo-hyeon, 1993), South Korean-born American singer
  • Doo-young (born Choi Seo-hyun, 1998), South Korean rapper
  • Ahn Seo-hyun (born 2004), South Korean actress

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