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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Geum

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Geum
A genus of plants of the rose family comprising the avens.
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  1. Avens

From Latin gaeum, a plant described by Pliny the Elder.

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Rosaceae – the avens, low, flowering plants of nearly worldwide distrubution.

Notable Persons Named Geum

Geum Bo-ra is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1979. Geum was given the name Son Mi-ja on January 7th, 1961 in Dangjin.


He holds the title ; Socialist Party, Delegate, ;Socialist Party, and Delegate (2006–2008). Geum was born on September 3rd, 1962 in Busan.



Geum Gyo-jin is a soccer player for the Daejeon Citizen FC, Yeungnam University, and Daegu FC. Geum was born on January 3rd, 1991 in South Korea.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Geum

Jang Geum was a physician. Jang was born in 15 in Joseon. Jang is also known as Dae Jang Geum (Great Jang Geum). She breathed her last breath in 16.


Fun Facts about the name Geum

  • When was the first name Geum first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Geum is Thursday, December 2nd, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Geum? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Geum. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Geum: Your name in reverse order is Mueg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Muge. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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