TWICE, Super Junior, and Other Fandom Names of K-pop Groups

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From E.L.F to ONCE, Check Out Fandom Names of Your Favorite K-pop Group

Each K-pop group’s fandom name has its own meaning. Be it K-pop groups who made their debut in the first generation or 4th generation of K-pop, they have a unique name to call their fans. Here is the list of fandom names that we have gathered:

  • TWICE’s Fandom Name – ONCE
  • Super Junior’s Fandom Name – ELF
  • BTS’s Fandom Name – ARMY
  • SEVENTEEN’s Fandom Name – Carat
  • EXO’s Fandom Name – EXO-L
  • NCT’s Fandom Name – NCTzen
  • Stray Kids’ Fandom Name- Stay
  • The Boyz’s Fandom Name – The B
  • BIGBANG’s Fandom Name – VIP
  • BLACKPINK’s Fandom Name – BLINK
  • ATEEZ’s Fandom Name – Atiny
  • SNSD’s Fandom Name – SONE
  • WINNER’s Fandom Name – Inner Circle
  • Red Velvet’s Fandom Name – ReVeLuv
  • Pentagon’s Fandom Name – Universe
  • VIXX’s Fandom Name – Starlight
  • MONSTA X’s Fandom Name – Monbebe
  • Got7’s Fandom Name – iGot7
  • SHINee’s Fandom Name – Shawol
  • 2PM’s Fandom Name – Hottest
  • Day6’s Fandom Name – My Day
  • INFINITE’s Fandom Name – Inspirit
  • iKON’s Fandom Name – iKONIC
  • TVXQ’s Fandom Name – Cassiopeia
  • Akdong Musician’s Fandom Name – Aunts and Uncles
  • Apink’s Fandom Name – Pink Panda
  • AOA ‘s Fandom Name- Elvis
  • ASTRO’s Fandom Name – Aroha
  • B1A4’s Fandom Name – BaNa
  • Block B’s Fandom Name – BBC
  • BtoB’s Fandom Name – Melody
  • CLC’s Fandom Name – Cheshire
  • CNBLUE’s Fandom Name – BOICE
  • Dreamcatcher’s Fandom Name – Insomnia
  • ELRIS’s Fandom Name – BLRIS
  • FT Island’s Fandom Name – Primadonna
  • (G)I-DLE’s Fandom Name – Neverland
  • GFriend’s Fandom Name – Buddy
  • GWSN’s Fandom Name – Groo
  • Hello Venus’s Fandom Name – Hello Cupid
  • HIGHLIGHT’s Fandom Name – Light
  • IZ*ONE’s Fandom Name – WIZ*ONE
  • JBJ95’s Fandom Name – Jjakung
  • KARD’s Fandom Name – Hidden Kard
  • Chungha’s Fandom Name – Byulharang
  • Laboum’s Fandom Name – Latte
  • LOONA’s Fandom Name – Orbits
  • Lovelyz’s Fandom Name – Lovelinus
  • Mamamoo’s Fandom Name – Moomoo
  • Momoland’s Fandom Name – Merry Go Round
  • N.Flying’s Fandom Name – N.Fia
  • Nature’s Fandom Name – Leaf
  • NUE’ST’s Fandom Name – L.O.Λ.E
  • Oh My Girl’s Fandom Name – Miracle
  • ONEUS’s Fandom Name – To Moon
  • ONF’s Fandom Name – Fuse
  • PSY’s Fandom Name – Psycho
  • SF9’s Fandom Name – Fantasy
  • Shinhwa’s Fandom Name – Shinhwa Changjo
  • The Rose’s Fandom Name – Black Rose
  • Victon’s Fandom Name – Alice
  • Wanna One’s Fandom Name – Wannable
  • Weki Meki’s Fandom Name – Ki-Ling

The fandom names have very special and particular meanings and you need to know them! In this article, we will tell you the meaning behind the fandom names of K-pop groups that you might like such as Super Junior, TWICE, etc. Keep reading to find out more!

TWICE’s Fandom Name – ONCE

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TWICE‘s fandom name is ONCE. Just like the English words, ONCE, then TWICE. The meaning behind TWICE’s fandom name is, if you (fans) love us (TWICE) even ONCE, we’ll repay you with TWICE our love. TWICE will work hard so that you can look at them once, and fall in love with them TWICE. TWICE’s fandom colors are Apricot & Neon Magenta.

Super Junior’s Fandom Name – ELF

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Super Junior‘s fandom name is E.L.F or can also be written as ELF.

On July 2, 2006, E.L.F. was announced as the name of Super Junior’s fan club. Super Junior decided on the name ELF (Everlasting Friends) as the name for the group’s fans around the world. The name ELF, itself, came from Super Junior’s leader, Leeteuk. The word ELF has a meaning related to fairies. Because of this, Super Junior fans have the special nickname fairy. At each Super Junior concert, the venue will be filled with blue fairies that form a sapphire blue ocean.

BTS’s Fandom Name – ARMY

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BTS‘ fandom name is ARMY which stands for Adorable Representative MC For Youth. ARMY is related to the military and the idea of body armor. All their fans will always be with BTS, and fans will support and protect each other. A.R.M.Y became BTS’s official fan club name on July 9, 2013. The fandom color is Silver Gray.

SEVENTEEN’s Fandom Name – Carat

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SEVENTEEN‘s fandom name is Carats. The term carat refers to the measurement of shiny metal or diamond, they chose the name rust as their fandom name because of their symbol. SEVENTEEN’s fans will always sparkle like diamonds. The fan colors are Rose Quartz and Serenity.

EXO’s Fandom Name – EXO-L

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EXO‘s fans is called EXO-L. SM Entertainment released the fan club and every fan can register to become an official EXO-L. On August 5, 2014, EXO announced the name for their Fandom, “EXO-L”. EXO-L stands for EXO-LOVE “L”.

EXO-L is a name made by EXO’s Leader, Suho, because L holds a position in the middle of the alphabet, between K and M, which also means that EXO K + EXO L + EXO M : 1 matches their slogan “WE ARE ONE”. Baekhyun said ” L is the alphabet letter between K and M. That means they (EXO-L) are people that we must put in the middle and protect “. As its meaning, EXO-L are expected to always be in their career journey. The fandom color is Cosmic Latte.

NCT’s Fandom Name – NCTzen

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NCT‘s fandom name is NCTzen or sometimes called Czennie by the members. Nctzen comes from the word citizen, which means that all fans in the world can unite and be supported together. The fan color is Lime.

Stray Kids – Stay

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Stray Kids fandom name is Stay. Literally, ‘Stay’ means staying. Stray Kids hopes that their fans will always stay by their side; even though there will be problems, they always together. Stray Kids has a trademark quote on every music video of theirs: “You make Stray Kids stay.” which is also related to their fandom name.

The Boyz – The B

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The Boyz‘s fandom name is The B. It stands for The Boyz. The first syllable of the word vitamin in Korean sounds like an English letter B, and it’s like a source of strength and energy for members.

BIGBANG’s Fandom Name – VIP

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BIGBANG‘s fandom name is V.I.P. It means Very Important People, and that’s exactly what BIGBANG thinks.  BIGBANG really loves their fans, and consider them to be like family. Even though BIGBANG is currently experiencing some issues, that does not make their fans hate them. VIPs use either yellow crown light-sticks or black and white handkerchiefs.


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Blackpink‘s fandom name is called BLINK. The fandom name is a combination of their group’s name, black and pink.

Blackpink members gave their fandom this name, on January 16, 2017, Blackpink announced the name Blink via Instagram. Their fans were very happy that their idols had released the official name of fandom. Blackpink has two official clubs, namely one in Korea and one in Japan. The fandom color is pink.

ATEEZ’s Fandom Name – Atiny

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ATEEZ’s fandom name is ATINY. The fandom name is a combination of ATEEZ + DESTINY, simply meaning that ATEEZ and, someday, their fans, are destined to meet.

SNSD’s Fandom Name – SONE

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SNSD‘s fandom name is SONE or pronounced as Sowon, which, in Korean, means wish or hope. It has a lot of meanings for Girls’ Generation or SNSD. The word SONE came from the Korean word SOWON. Every fan has the same hopes as SNSD, and believes that hope can be realized if they work hard to make it happen.

WINNER’s Fandom Name – Inner Circle

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WINNER‘s fandom name is Inner Circle, which means fans will be close with them just like inner circle. The Korean word for the inner circle, 내부 원 (naebuwon), sounds like the English phrase Number One. WINNER said their fans are also winners or number one. This is often abbreviated as Inseos from Ineo Seokeul from the Korean pronunciation, IC’s or Incles. The fandom color is Nebula Blue.

Red Velvet’s Fandom Name – Reveluv

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Red Velvet‘s fandom name is Reveluv or ReVeLuv. The ReVe in the fandom name stands for Red and Velvet. It also means dream in French, meaning ReVeluvs (Red Velvet Luv) make Red Velvet dreams come true. The fandom color is Pastel Coral.

Pentagon’s Fandom Name – Universe

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PENTAGON‘s fandom name is UNIVERSE. On March 7, 2017, PENTAGON announced that the name of their fan club was UNIVERSE. The group explained that the name came from “You are my universe”, which is a line from the lyrics of one of the group’s songs. This fandom name was taken from their mini-album. The fandom color is UniNavy.

VIXX’s Fandom Name – Starlight

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VIXX‘s fandom name is Starlight. Their fans’ starlight is like a sparkling and shining star, which will always shine even in the dark. Starlight will continue with VIXX for all time. The fandom colors are navy and shining gold.

MONSTA X’s Fandom Name – Monbebe

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MONSTA X‘s fandom name is Mon Bebe, or our baby. Monbebe means my baby in French. Minhyuk explained the meaning behind the name of the official fan club Mon Bebe. He said, “The hidden meaning of our Monsta X team name is My Star”. The fandom colors are Pantone’s 221C, 2405 C, and Dark blue C.

Got7’s Fandom Name – iGot7

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GOT7‘s fandom name is iGOT7 or often called Ah-Ga-Se or Ahgase.The number 7 is a lucky number and is also the number of members in the group. “I GOT7” means fans have “gotten” GOT7.  Fans and GOT7 will continue to be together and will always be lucky. The fan colors are Green and White.

SHINee’s Fandom Name – Shawol

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SHINee‘s fandom name is Shawol. This comes from the combination of the words “SHINee” and “world”. Shawol is an abbreviation of the official name given to fans by SHINee, based on the homanul romanized for SHINee World: sha-i-ni + wol-deu. The fandom color is Pearlized Sky Blue.

2PM’s Fandom Name – Hottest

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2PM‘s fandom name is Hottest. This fandom name refers to the fact that 2 pm is the hottest time of the day, just like their group’s name. The fan color of 2PM’s fandom is Metallic Grey.

Day6’s Fandom Name – My Day

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DAY6’s fandom name is My Day. This is the same as one of DAY6‘s song, My Day. It also means that DAY6 and fans are important because they fill each other every day.

INFINITE’s Fandom Name – Inspirit

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INFINITE‘s fandom name is Inspirit. It comes from the words “in” and “spirit”, Inspirit indicates that fans will be there to support INFINITE, whether they are physically present or not. The fan color is Pearl Metal Gold.

iKON’s Fandom Name – iKONIC

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iKON‘s fandom name is iKONICS. It fill the space between iKON. iKON has iKONICS and iKONICS have iKON. B.I said “It means that fans become one with us“. The fan color is Orange-Red.

TVXQ’s Fandom Name – Cassiopeia

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TVXQ‘s fandom name is Cassiopeia. The constellation Cassiopeia is made of five points that create a W in the sky. The Cassiopeia Fanclub refers to themselves as Cassies, for short. The fan color is Pearl Red.

Akdong Musician’s Fandom Name – Aunts and Uncles

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Akdong Musician or AkMu‘s fandom name is Aunts or Uncles. Aunt for fangirls, uncle for fanboys. Calls are addressed to fangirls and fanboys to be easy to remember.

Apink’s Fandom Name – Pink Panda

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APINK‘s fandom name is Pink Panda. It is a combination of the Korean word for ‘fan’ (paen) and the group’s name. The fan color is Strawberry Pink.

AOA ‘s Fandom Name- Elvis

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AOA‘s fandom name is ELVIS. It was chosen as the name for the fandom for three main reasons: It is the name of AOA’s debut song and it is being remarkable for the fans and for the group.

ASTRO’s Fandom Name – Aroha

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ASTRO‘s fandom name is AROHA. The A and RO come from ASTRO, while HA comes from the Korean word hana, meaning one or only. which mean the fans are their one and only. The more simple explanation is AstRO + Heart + All fans equals AROHA. The fan colors are Vivid Plum and Space Violet.

B1A4’s Fandom Name – BaNa

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B1A4‘s fandom name is BANA. BA comes from B1A4, while NA represents fans. It means ‘we have fallen in love with each other‘ in Hangul. The fan color is Pastel Apple Lime.

Block B’s Fandom Name – BBC

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Block B‘s fandom name is BBC. It stands for Block B Club, the block, itself, can be interpreted as a fence, but the fans also go by honeybees. The fans won’t move and always stare at Block B. The fan color is Black and Yellow Stripes

BtoB’s Fandom Name – Melody

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BTOB‘s fandom name is Melody. While BTOB stands for Born to Beat, the melodies are needed to make music. So the group needs their fans to make music and give support. The fan color is Slow Blue.

CLC’s Fandom Name – Cheshire

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CLC‘s fandom name is Cheshire. The Cheshire Cat is a fictional character from Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland.” CLC chose a famous cat’s because their group’s logo was a cat.

CNBLUE’s Fandom Name – BOICE

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CNBLUE‘s fandom name is BOICE. Boice is a combination of the words Blue and Voice, their fans are their voice. The fan color, unsurprisingly, is Blue.

Dreamcatcher’s Fandom Name – Insomnia

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Dreamcatcher‘s fandom name is InSomnia. It is a combination of In and ‘Somnia’, which means dreams in Latin. the meaning that fans will always be together making happy memories in their dreams. The group just announced the fandom’s official colors in June, 2019, and they are Pantone Black 6 C, Pantone 7623, and Pantone P 10-6 C.

ELRIS’s Fandom Name – BLRIS

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ELRIS‘s fandom name is BLRIS. The fandom name described as a combination of the words Bliss and ELRIS,  ELRIS and their fans are each other’s bliss.

FT Island’s Fandom Name – Primadonna

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F.T. Island‘s fandom name is Primadonna. Prima Donna is their first album. which means that fans are heroes in their lives. The fan colors are Sunshine Yellow and Black.

(G)I-DLE’s Fandom Name – Neverland

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(G)I-DLE‘s fandom name is Neverland. It is the place of imagination in Peter Pan, where people do not change and live forever as children. It is a wish that fans and (G)I-DLE can stay together forever without changing. The fan colors are Neon Red & Chic Violet.

GFriend’s Fandom Name – Buddy

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GFRIEND‘s fandom name is Buddy. The fandom name means the group is conveying with their fandom name is that they are friends of their fans, as well. The fan colors are Cloud Dancer, Scuba Blue, and Ultra Violet.

GWSN’s Fandom Name – Groo

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GWSN‘s fandom name is Groo. Groo means stump in Korean. You can always see trees in the park and can relax under them. So, like trees, ‘Groo’ means ‘People who always support and stay with GWSN’.  The fandom is represented by four Pantone colors: 203, 121, 2247, and 297.

Hello Venus’s Fandom Name – Hello Cupid

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Hello Venus‘ fandom name is Hello Cupid. It is defined as a god of love. Fans will give more love to Hello Venus. The fan color is Lime Green.

HIGHLIGHT’s Fandom Name – Light

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HIGHLIGHT’s fandom name is Light. Junhyung explained the meaning of Light, saying, “Let’s be light with each other.”  Highlight and fans provide mutual support in any situation. The fan color is Dark Grey.

IZ*ONE’s Fandom Name – WIZ*ONE

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IZ*ONE‘s fandom name is WIZ*ONE. WIZ means genius or witch, and represents a wizard who will support the future of IZ * ONE and also holds the meaning that IZ * ONE and the fans are one.

JBJ95’s Fandom Name – Jjakung

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JBJ95‘s fandom name is JJakkung. The term jjakkung in Korean means partner. Jjakkung is also a cute term that bring happiness between the idol and fans, and they will continue to be happy forever.

KARD’s Fandom Name – Hidden Kard

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KARD‘s fandom name is Hidden KARD. Hidden Kards were also a pre-debut project of them. The name has been important for KARD from the beginning of their debut. KARD gave Hidden KARD the D, the last piece of KARD.

Chungha’s Fandom Name – Byulharang

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Chungha‘s fandom name is Byulharang. It describes the stars with Chungha, the moon. Byul, which means star, Ha comes from the name Chungha, and Rang, which means with Bintang with Chungha.

Laboum’s Fandom Name – Latte

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Laboum‘s fandom name is Latte. A latte is a sweet coffee and the group’s fans who are a source of enthusiasm for Laboum.

LOONA’s Fandom Name – Orbits

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LOONA‘s fandom name is Orbit. The fandom name Orbit comes from our words (ours) and bits (light in Korean). So, Orbit means fans are light for LOONA.