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Family Name

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The one hanja for Yi
Meaning *리 or 이
    • 李: plum
    • 異: different
    • 伊: that
Language of origin Korean
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Wikipedia articles All pages beginning with Lee
Yi (Ri)
Hangul 이 (리)
Hanja , ,
Revised Romanization Lee, Li, Yi, I, Ri
McCune–Reischauer Lee, Li, Yi, I, Ri
Note: "" is officially romanized as I in South Korea and Ri in North Korea.

Lee or I () is the second most common surname, or family name, in Korea. In 2015 more than 7 million people in South Korea had this name. That is over 14% of all people in the country.

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