Which Comes First, Jaehoon or Jeong?
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My Name is Jaehoon Jeong in English.
However, in Korean, it’s 정재훈(Jeong-Jae-hoon). Firstly, Korean doesn’t make a space between Last name and First name. As you see, Korean uses Last name first. Because of THIS difference, there are some confusing cases.
Some say “It’s Korean, so we should write in Korean order even though it’s written in English”
and Others say “If we write name in English, we should order it in English way”
Well, as you know, when I write my name in English, I follow the English Way;First-Last name.
Not only in Korea, but in Japan also write in the order;Last-First name
In Korea, you should call the name in the “Last-First name” order! 🙂