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King Meaning


What does King mean?

The name King is of English origin.

The meaning of King is "king".

King is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced King.

The Given Name King

King appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A luminous name, King possesses great character.

Although often used, your popular little King, is sure to make it all his own.

King falls into the royal title name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: King Claudius, King Dunlap, and King Lear.

King Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 163 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,540 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 175 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,427 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the King Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for King has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of King to other names.

King Related Names

Famous Kings

  • King Claudius ~ Hamlet character
  • King Dunlap ~ Football Player
  • King Lear ~ King Lear character

King Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of King.

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King Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name King in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name King.

Just for fun, see the name King in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the King in Nautical Flags page.