King

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

King (plural Kings)

  1. The title of a king.
  2. An English and Scottish surname, from nicknames, originally a nickname for someone who either acted as if he were a king or had worked in the king's household.
  3. (Britain, rail transport) King class, a class of steam locomotives used on the GWR.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Cebuano: King
  • Japanese: キング (Kingu)

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, King is the 34th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 465,422 individuals. King is most common among White (70.2%) and Black/African American (22.8%) individuals.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English king.

Proper noun[edit]

King

  1. a male given name from English
  2. the title of a king

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hokkien .

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /kiŋ/, [kxɪŋ]

Proper noun[edit]

King

  1. A surname, from Min Nan of Chinese origin.