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Origin and Meaning of Eun

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  • A user from South Korea says the name Eun is of Korean origin and means "Silver".
  • A user from Philippines says the name Eun is of Korean origin and means "Grace".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Eun

Eun Ji-won is a k-pop, hip hop music, rhythm, and blues rapping. He was most prominent from 1997 to 2000. Eun was born on June 8th, 1978. Eun is also known as G1, G, Eun Choding, G (지), and Eun Choding (은초딩).


Eun Jung is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. Eun was given the name Hahm Eun-jung on December 12th, 1988 in Seoul. Eun is also known as Eunjung.


Eun was born in 1973.


Eun Won-jae is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2000. Eun was born on July 21st, 1994 in South Korea.


Eun was born in 1959 in Gochang County. Eun is also known as Eun and Hee-kyung.


Eun Ju Jung is a student, model (people), and model. Eun was born on August 9th, 1993 in Seoul. Eun is also known as Elaine Chyung.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Eun

Dia is a singing and singer. Dia was given the name Kim Ji Eun on June 12th, 1992 in Incheon. Dia is also known as Dia.


Hwang was born in 1976 in Seoul.


Kong Som Eun is a musician. He was most active from 1964 to 1975.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Eun as a last name

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Common last names for Eun

  • Kim
  • Lee
  • Hong
  • Chung
  • Shin
  • Hwang

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eun U.S.
  White 1.93% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eun

People with the last name Eun are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Eun

  • How Popular is the name Eun? Eun is the 22,153rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Eun was the 45,740th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eun have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 290 babies born with the first name Eun in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eun to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eun? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Eun first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eun is Sunday, December 24th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Eun born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eun was in 1985 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Eun Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eun is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Eun: Your name in reverse order is Nue. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Une. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eun? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 467 people with the last name Eun.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eun? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eun as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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