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 2017, 0.136% of baby boys were given the name King. Its ranking then was #147. In 2018, it ranked at #150 with a usage of 0.134%, and it was the 2nd most popular after Kingston, out of all boy names in its group. It was 29% more commonly used than King in 2018.
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.