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For the late North Korean leader, see Kim Jong-il. For other people with his same given name (정일), see Jung-il.
Hangul 종일



Revised Romanization Jong-il
McCune–Reischauer Chong'il

Jong-il, also spelled Jong-yil, is a Korean masculine given name.[1] Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 19 hanja with the reading "jong" and ten hanja with the reading "il" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.[2]

People with this name include:

See also


  1. "종일, 이름검색". Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  2. "인명용 한자표" [Table of hanja for use in personal names] (PDF). South Korea: Supreme Court. Retrieved 2013-10-17.