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Kim
Family Name

Meaning Gold, iron
Region of origin Korea
Language of origin Korean
Popularity Behind the Name 
Wikipedia articles All pages beginning with Kim
Kim (Korean surname)
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Gim
McCune–Reischauer Kim

Kim or Gim () is the most common surname, or family name, in Korea. In 2015 more than 10 million people in South Korea had this name. That is over 20% of all people in the country. The Kim family is the current ruling family in North Korea.

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