[ 1 syll. ji(n), jin- ] The baby boy name Jin is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as JHihN †.
1: Jin is used chiefly in the Chinese and Japanese languages, and its origin is Chinese. The name is of the meaning gold; bright and beautiful; ferry. The name is occasionally bestowed for its association with the metal, which Chinese astrologers believe will counter excessive wood influences in a child's horoscope.
Chin (Chinese), Jinn, Jyn, and Jynn are variants of Jin.
2: Jin is used predominantly in the Korean language and it is also derived from Korean origins. Here, it means precious.
See also the related categories, wood, korean, gold, bright (wise), chinese, japanese, and metal.
Jin is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Jin include Jinn, Jaeson, Jam, Jan, Jasón, Jaym, Jean, Jeane, Jeanne, Jeen, Jem, Jen, Jenö, Jéan, Jhan, Jhon, Jian, Jim, Jimm, and Joan.
† English pronunciation for Jin: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"