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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Koenig

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Malaysia says the name Koenig is of German origin and means "King (anglicised from Konig)".
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Koenig is of English origin and means "King, because we rule the world!".
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Koenig means "King" and is of German origin.
  • According to a user from Washington, United States, the name Koenig is of German origin and means "King".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Koenig

Walter Koenig is an actor and actor (1993 film). He was most prominent from 1962 to 1962. Walter was given the name Walter Marvin Koenig on September 14th, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.


Sarah Koenig is a journalist, public radio personality, staff producer of the television, radio program '', '', and this american life. Sarah was given the name Sarah Augusta Koenig in 1969.


Ezra Koenig is an indie pop, indie rock, baroque pop, and afrobeat musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, piano, percussion, saxophone, Percussion instrument, Epiphone Sheraton, Rickenbacker 330, and Fender Hot Rod Deluxe. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Ezra was given the name Ezra Michael Koenig on April 8th, 1984 in New York City, New York, U.S.



Andrew Koenig is an actor, director, editor, writer, and film editing. He was most prominent from 1973 to 2010. Andrew was given the name Joshua Andrew Koenig on August 17th, 1968 in Los Angeles.


Bronson Koenig is a basketball player for the Wisconsin Badgers in the Big Ten Conference. Bronson was born on November 13th, 1994 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.


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Popularity of Koenig as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Koenig U.S.
  White 94.87% 64.26%
  African American 0.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Koenig

People with the last name Koenig are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Koenig

  • How Popular is the name Koenig? As a last name Koenig was the 1,592nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Koenig first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Koenig is Friday, March 31st, 1911.
  • How unique is the name Koenig? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Koenig. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Koenig: Your name in reverse order is Gineok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iokeng. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Koenig? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 22,499 people with the last name Koenig.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Koenig? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Koenig as their last name.

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