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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Kon

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Kon
To know. See Can, and Con.

Notable Persons Named Kon

Kon Ichikawa was a film director. Kon was born on November 20th, 1915 in Ise, Mie, Japan. Kon is also known as Giichi Ichikawa. He breathed his last breath on February 13th, 2008.


Kon Arimura is a radio personality, film critic, and film commentator. Kon was given the name Kon Fujimura on July 2nd, 1976 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Kon Vatskalis is a Northern Territory Legislative. Kon was given the name Konstantine Vatskalis on April 4th, 1957 in Cephalonia.


Kon Tsacos is a sports team member for the Adelaide Cobras FC.


Kon Maung Ma One is an athlete for the Mahar United F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kon

Satoshi Kon was an animator, film director, screenwriter, mangaka, and manga artist. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to 2010. Satoshi was born on October 12th, 1963 in Kushiro, Hokkaidō, Japan. Satoshi is also known as Yoshihiro Wanibuchi. He passed away on August 24th, 2010.


Chiaki Kon is a director and animation director. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Chiaki was born in Chiba Prefecture.


Igor Kon was a in the fields of sexology, gender studies, sociology, and psychology. Igor was born on May 21st, 1928 in Saint Petersburg. He passed away on April 27th, 2011.


Marko was born on April 20th, 1972.


Feliks was born on May 18th, 1864 in Warsaw. He passed away on July 28th, 1941.


Hidemi Kon was a writer, literary critic, and literary criticism. Hidemi was born on November 6th, 1903 in Hakodate, Hokkaidō, Japan. He left this life on July 30th, 1984.


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Popularity of Kon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kon U.S.
  White 45.16% 64.26%
  African American 7.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 34.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.54% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kon

People with the last name Kon are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kon

  • How Popular is the name Kon? As a last name Kon was the 28,809th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kon is Tuesday, June 4th, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Kon? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kon. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kon: Your name in reverse order is Nok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 826 people with the last name Kon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kon as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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