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By Martin Thomas Creative Content Writer
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 11 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Sangeetha Sivaguru (Senior Content Specialist)

Gender: Unisex

Origin: Korean

Meaning: Capital city of South Kor...

Pronunciation: sohl, soʊl, S OW L

Popularity Rank: #203,680

On this page:

  • 1. Seoul Meaning
  • 2. Seoul Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Seoul
  • 4. Seoul Translations in other languages
  • 5. Seoul Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Seoul
  • 7. Names similar to Seoul

Seoul Meaning

Derived from the Korean word for 'capital', Seoul is the name of the capital city of South Korea. It represents energy, vitality, and modernity.

Seoul also means "Capital city of South Korea, energy, vitality, modernity".

Seoul is found in Hong Kong, Malaysia, United States of America, and 25 more countries.

Seoul Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: sohl

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): soʊl

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: S OW L

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

OW: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Seoul?

Learn how to pronounce Seoul correctly by listening to our 11 audio pronunciations. Click to hear each pronunciation as many times as you need to master it.

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  • Russian (Russia)
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How Seoul is Pronounced in Different Languages?

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Seoul Translations in other languages

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Seoul Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Seoul is recorded 94 times globally, ranking it as the 203,680th most common name worldwide.

Seoul is most prevalent in Hong Kong, with 23 occurrences, making it the 10,051th most popular name in the country.

In Hong Kong, the name Seoul is found among 1 in every 18446 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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