17 Kpop Fandom Names & Their Beautiful Meanings

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Without any doubt, Fandoms are an important part of K-pop and it is because of their support, love and loyalty that all artists are able to continue what they love. This is why, Fandom names are selected after careful consideration with special meanings behind them. The following is a compilation of 17 such examples.
1. EXO-L (EXO)

The L in EXO-L stands for Love representing that EXO will love their fans forever. Moreover, EXO originally had two sub-units namely Exo-K and Exo-M and the letter L comes between the two in the alphabetic order.

2. A.R.M.Y (BTS)

The word ARMY symbolises two meanings. The first being that BTS has a whole army of fans behind them complementing the meaning of BTS (Bangtan Seonyeondan/ Bulletproof Boy Scouts) whereas A.R.M.Y is also an acronym for ‘Adorable Representative MC for Youth’.

3. BLINK (BLACKPINK)

‘BLINK’ simply represents the whole group’s name being a fusion of ‘Black’ and ‘Pink’


4. ONCE (TWICE)

Twice’s fans are called ‘ONCE’ meaning that if people will love them even once, the girls will repay them with twice the love!

5. REVELUV (RED VELVET)

REVELUV is a combination of the group’s name with Love (Red Velvet + Love = Reveluv) Moreover, the word ‘Reve’ means ‘Dream’ in French symbolising that the fans helped their dreams come true.

6. iGOT7/AHGASE (GOT7)

The number 7 is considered to be lucky. The name iGOT7 literally means that the fans have gotten GOT7 and will always be there for them. Moreover, in korean, iGOT7 sounds similar to ‘Ahgase’ which means ‘baby bird’ explaining why their lightsticks are shaped like a bird.


7. MONBEBE (MONSTA X)

‘Mon Bebe’ are two French words combined together meaning ‘My Baby’, thus stating that the fans are their babies.

8. NCTZEN (NCT)

The name NCTZEN simply is a play on the group’s name (NCT) standing for ‘Citizens of NCT’

9. MELODY (BTOB)

BTOB stands for ‘Born To Beat’ and every beat requires a Melody which is what their fans mean to them.

10. CARAT (SEVENTEEN)

Carat is the standard unit of measuring the size and value of diamonds. Following Seventeen’s concept of Diamonds, this name means that the fans are the ones who make the group (diamond) shine.

11. NEVERLAND (G)I-DLE

Neverland is a reference to the famous imaginary land in 'Peter Pan' where nobody gets old symbolising that (G)I-DLE and their fans will stay together forever.

12. MIDZY (ITZY)

The word Midzy in korean (믿지, mid jee) means ‘to trust’, thus representing the mutual trust and love between fans and ITZY.

13. AROHA (ASTRO)

AROHA is a combination of ASTRO, Heart and All Fans representing their love for all of their fans.

14. SHAWOLS (SHINEE)
  
Shawols is short for SHINEE’s World, meaning that the fans are their whole world.

15. ATINY (ATEEZ)
 
ATINY is a comination of 'ATEEZ' and 'DESTINY' symbolising that ATEEZ and their fans were destined to meet each other.

16. MOOMOO (MAMAMOO)

Moomoo was derived from the ‘MOO’ in Mamamoo. Moreover, Moo means ‘radish’ in Korean which is why some fans brought actual radishes at concerts prior to the release of their radish shaped lightstick.

17. INNER CIRCLE (WINNER)

The name ‘Inner Circle’ means that the fans are the heart or form the core of the group. Moreover, Inner Circle in Korean,내부원 (naebuwon) sounds a lot like ‘Number One’ in English meaning that the fans are also Winners.


So, what fandoms are you a part of? Did you know all of these already? Which one did you like the most?


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