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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: King

Name: King
Pronunciation: \k(i)-ng\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: king
Origin: English
Similar Names: Bing, Ring
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1055
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 30

Description

King \k(i)-ng\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of King is "king". One of several titles occasionally used as given names. Other male title names are Caesar, Count, Czar, Duke, Earl, Khanh, Prince, and Marquis. Modern use may be inspired by Martin Luther King.

Similar baby names are Bing and Ring.

View a list of the 141 names that reference King.

Popularity

King is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1055 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#30 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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