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The Meanings Behind The Fandom Names Of 4th Gen K-Pop Boy Groups KINGDOM, GHOST9, THE BOYZ, And ENHYPEN

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Jan 27, 2022 12:47 PM EST

The origin of the beloved fandom names of K-Pop artists will always be fascinating. Some fandom names are a play in the artists' names while others are witty correlations. One thing is common among all fandom names, though, and it is that they are all meaningful.

So, once again, let's check out the meaning behind the fandom of some of the hottest 4th-generation K-Pop boy groups.


Fandom Name: KINGMAKER

Until now there is no confirmed meaning to KINGDOM's fandom name. However, it doesn't need heavy pondering to infer that KINGDOM's KINGMAKERs are always there to support them and make kings of the members.

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Fandom Name: Ghostie

There's no denying that GHOST9's fandom name Ghostie is very much similar to the group's name.  According to GHOST9, GHOSTIE stands for "Go High! On your Side Till the End."

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Fandom Name: THE B.

At first glance, THE B. just seems like THE BOYZ with missing letters. However, according to the group, THE B. is an abbreviation of "THE BOYZ's vitamin" as fans give them energy. In Korean, the first syllable for vitamin sounds like the English letter B.  Meanwhile, "THE B" also points out that they are "THE Best" fans.

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Fandom Name: ENGENE

ENGENE might sound like an engine and just home "engines" are what keeps cars going, fans are the ones who let ENHYPEN grow and keep going in their journey. There is also another meaning for ENHYPEN's fandom name.  ENGENE also means that the fans are ENHYPEN's "gene" as they both share the same DNA to connect, discover, and grow together.

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