King
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
KING
Meaning
Leader
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King originates in Old English language and means "leader". Originally, it was used as a surname and as a surname it functions until today, the famous bearers being Martin Luther King, an American civil rights activist, and Stephen King, a popular writer. As a masculine given name, King is still rather rare.

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King Clancy - hockey player
King Kelly - baseball player
King Brady - baseball player
King Dunlap - football player
King Hill - football player

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