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Kim (Korean surname)

Index Kim (Korean surname)

Kim (occasionally romanized as Gim) is the most common surname in the Korean Peninsula, accounting for nearly 22% of the population. [1]

52 relations: Bon-gwan, Bone rank system, Chinese surname, Culture of Korea, Gangneung, Gangnido, Gangwon Province, South Korea, Gaya confederacy, Geumgwan Gaya, Gim Al-ji, Gim clan of Gwangsan, Gim Si-min, Gim Yu-sin, Gimhae, Goryeong Gaya, Gyeongju, Hamchang-eup, Hanja, Heo Hwang-ok, Hwi-bin Kim, Jin (Chinese surname), Joseon, Kim dynasty (North Korea), Korea, Korean name, Korean Peninsula, Later Silla, List of Korean surnames, Michu of Silla, Munmyo, Muyeol of Silla, National Institute of Korean Language, North Gyeongsang Province, North Korea, Queen Sunwon, Republic of Korea passport, Romanization of Korean, Samguk yusa, Sangju, Seoul, Silla, Sinmu of Silla, South Korea, Suncheon, Sunjo of Joseon, Suro of Geumgwan Gaya, Talhae of Silla, Ulsan, Veritable Records of the Joseon Dynasty, Wonju, ..., Yeongdeok County, Yonan County. Expand index (2 more) »

Bon-gwan

Bon-gwan is the concept of clan in Korea, which is used to distinguish clans that happen to share a same family name (clan name).

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Bone rank system

The bone rank system was the system of aristocratic rank used in the ancient Korean kingdom of Silla.

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Chinese surname

Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and among overseas Chinese communities.

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Culture of Korea

The traditional culture of Korea refers to the shared cultural heritage of the Korean Peninsula.

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Gangneung

Gangneung is a city in the province of Gangwon-do, on the east coast of South Korea.

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Gangnido

The Honil Gangni Yeokdae Gukdo Ji Do ("Map of Integrated Lands and Regions of Historical Countries and Capitals."Kenneth R. Robinson in Imago Mundi, Vol. 59 No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 177-192, via Ingenta Connect.), often abbreviated as Kangnido, is a world map created in Korea, produced by Yi Hoe and Kwon Kun in 1402.

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Gangwon Province, South Korea

Gangwon-do is a province of South Korea, with its capital at Chuncheon.

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Gaya confederacy

Gaya was a Korean confederacy of territorial polities in the Nakdong River basin of southern Korea, growing out of the Byeonhan confederacy of the Samhan period.

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Geumgwan Gaya

Geumgwan Gaya (43 - 532), also known as Bon-Gaya (본가야, 本伽倻, "original Gaya") or Garakguk (가락국, "Garak State"), was the ruling city-state of the Gaya confederacy during the Three Kingdoms Period in Korea.

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Gim Al-ji

Gim Al-ji (김알지, 金閼智; 65-?) was a historical figure in Korean history.

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Gim clan of Gwangsan

Gim clan of Gwangsan was one of the most prominent clans during the Joseon Dynasty.

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Gim Si-min

Gim Si-min (1554–1592), also known as Kim Si-min, was a prominent Korean general during the Joseon Dynasty.

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Gim Yu-sin

Gim Yu-sin (595 – 18 August 673), also known as Kim Yu-sin, was a general in 7th-century Silla.

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Gimhae

Gimhae, also commonly spelled Kimhae, is a city in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.

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Goryeong Gaya

Goryeong Gaya was one of the lesser chiefdoms of the Gaya confederacy during the Three Kingdoms of Korea.

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Gyeongju

Gyeongju (경주), historically known as Seorabeol (서라벌), is a coastal city in the far southeastern corner of North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea.

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Hamchang-eup

Hamchang is an eup in Sangju City, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea.

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Hanja

Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.

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Heo Hwang-ok

Heo Hwang-ok is a legendary queen mentioned in Samguk Yusa, a 13th-century Korean chronicle.

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Hwi-bin Kim

Royal Noble Consort Hwi of the Old Andong Kim Clan (1410–1429), also known as Deposed Consort Kim, was a consort of the Joseon crown prince, but was demoted to commoner and thrown out of the palace after she used witchcraft to gain her husband's affection.

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Jin (Chinese surname)

Jin is the Hanyu pinyin transliteration of a number of Chinese surnames.

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Joseon

The Joseon dynasty (also transcribed as Chosŏn or Chosun, 조선; officially the Kingdom of Great Joseon, 대조선국) was a Korean dynastic kingdom that lasted for approximately five centuries.

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Kim dynasty (North Korea)

The Kim dynasty, referred to in North Korea as the Mount Paektu Bloodline, is a three-generation lineage of North Korean leadership descended from the country's first leader, Kim Il-sung, in 1948.

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Korea

Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Korean name

A Korean name consists of a family name followed by a given name, as used by the Korean people in both South Korea and North Korea.

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Korean Peninsula

The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula of Eurasia located in East Asia.

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Later Silla

Later Silla (668–935) or Unified Silla is the name often applied to the Korean kingdom of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, after it conquered Baekje and Goguryeo in the 7th century, unifying the central and southern regions of the Korean peninsula.

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List of Korean surnames

This is a list of Korean family names, in Hangul alphabetical order.

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Michu of Silla

Michu of Silla was the thirteenth ruler of the Korean state of Silla (r. 262–284).

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Munmyo

Munmyo (more specifically Seoul Munmyo or Seonggyungwan Munmyo) is Korea's primary temple of Confucius ("munmyo" is also the general Korean term for a temple of Confucius).

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Muyeol of Silla

King Taejong Muyeol(604- 661), born Kim Chun-Chu, was the 29th ruler of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.

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National Institute of Korean Language

The National Institute of Korean Language is a language regulator of the Korean language.

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North Gyeongsang Province

North Gyeongsang Province (경상북도; RR: Gyeongsangbuk-do), also known as Gyeongbuk, is a province in eastern South Korea.

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North Korea

North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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Queen Sunwon

Queen Sunwon (순원왕후 김씨, 8 June 1789 – 21 September 1857) also known as Queen Dowager Myeonggyeong (명경왕대비) was a Queen consort of Korea as the spouse of Sunjo of Joseon.

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Republic of Korea passport

Republic of Korea passports (대한민국 여권) are issued to citizens of South Korea to facilitate international travel.

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Romanization of Korean

The romanization of Korean is a system for representing the Korean language using the Latin script.

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Samguk yusa

Samguk Yusa or Memorabilia of the Three Kingdoms is a collection of legends, folktales and historical accounts relating to the Three Kingdoms of Korea (Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla), as well as to other periods and states before, during and after the Three Kingdoms period.

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Sangju

Sangju is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.

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Seoul

Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Silla

Silla (57 BC57 BC according to the Samguk Sagi; however Seth 2010 notes that "these dates are dutifully given in many textbooks and published materials in Korea today, but their basis is in myth; only Goguryeo may be traced back to a time period that is anywhere near its legendary founding." – 935 AD) was a kingdom located in southern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula.

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Sinmu of Silla

Sinmu of Silla (r. 839, died 839) (born Ujing) was the 45th monarch of the Korean kingdom of Silla.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Suncheon

Suncheon (Suncheon-si) is a city in South Jeolla Province, South Korea.

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Sunjo of Joseon

Sunjo of Joseon (29 July 1790 – 13 December 1834, reigned 1800–1834) was the 23rd king of the Korean Joseon Dynasty.

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Suro of Geumgwan Gaya

Suro (수로), or Sureung (posthumous name: 수릉, 首陵, ? - 199), commonly called Gim Suro, was the legendary founder and king of the state of Geumgwan Gaya in southeastern Korea.

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Talhae of Silla

Talhae of Silla (?–80, r. 57–80) was the fourth king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.

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Ulsan

Ulsan, officially the Ulsan Metropolitan City, is South Korea's seventh-largest metropolis with a population of over 1.1 million inhabitants.

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Veritable Records of the Joseon Dynasty

The Annals of the Joseon Dynasty (also known as The True Record of the Joseon Dynasty) are the annual records of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea, which were kept from 1413 to 1865.

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Wonju

Wonju is the most populous city in Gangwon province, South Korea.

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Yeongdeok County

Yeongdeok County (Yeongdeok-gun) is a county in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.

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Yonan County

Yŏnan County is a county in South Hwanghae province, North Korea.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_(Korean_surname)

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