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Type Surname (from nickname & from occupation)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KING

Meaning & History

From Old English cyning "king", originally a nickname for someone who either acted in a kingly manner or who worked for or was otherwise associated with a king.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKnežević(Croatian) Koning(Dutch) Koenig, König(German) Knežević(Serbian)


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