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What does King mean?

Meaning of the name KingKingstonKingsleyKingsKinsleeKindonKinsleighKynstonKinsleahKinsleaKingsliKinstunKingdonKingslyKingsleaKingsleeKinsleyKingsleahKyngstonKinslieKingstunKyngsKingstenKinston

[ 1 syll. kin(g), ki-ng ] The baby boy name King is pronounced KIH-NG †. King is of Old English origin and it is used mainly in the English language.

King is a variant of Kingsley (English).

King is also a variant of Kingston (English).

King is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2000s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2016, 0.132% of baby boys were given the name King. Its ranking then was #152. Out of all boy names in its group, King was the 2nd most popular after Kingston in 2016. It was 18% more commonly used than King in that year.

Baby names that sound like King include Kaence, Kaince, Kainse, Kance, Kang (Chinese), Kanjee (English), Kanse, Kaynce, Kaynse, Kenjee, Khang (Vietnamese), Khons, Kings, Kong (Chinese), Kun (Chinese), Kunz (German), Kyngs, Cocheice, Comes, and Cuong.

† Pronunciation for King: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)"

A famous person named King is Movie Monster King Kong, born 1933, Hollywood, California.

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