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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kun

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Notable Persons Named Kun


Kun was born in 1925 in Tang County. She died on November 21st, 2014.


Kun was born in 1772 in Zhuozhou. He left this life in 1835.



Kun was born on January 10th, 1973.


Kun was born in 1967.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kun

Chen Kun is a mandopop writer. His career lasted from 1999 to 1999. Chen was born on February 4th, 1976 in Chongqing. Chen is also known as Aloys Chen.


Béla Kun is an office holder. Béla was born on February 20th, 1886 in Hodod.


Yang Kun is a mandopop, c-pop, and chinese rock musician. He has been prominent since 1993. Yang was born on December 18th, 1972 in Baotou.


Cao Kun was a President of the Republic of China. Cao was born on December 12th, 1862. He died on May 15th, 1938.


Goh Kun is an office holder. Goh was born on January 2nd, 1938 in History of Seoul.


Andras was born on November 8th, 1911 in Nyírbátor. He breathed his last breath on September 19th, 1945.


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Popularity of Kun as a last name

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Common last names for Kun

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kun U.S.
  White 50.36% 64.26%
  African American 6.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 38.20% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kun

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kun

  • How Popular is the name Kun? As a last name Kun was the 28,909th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kun first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kun is Friday, June 6th, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Kun? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kun. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kun: Your name in reverse order is Nuk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ukn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kun? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 822 people with the last name Kun.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kun? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kun 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).
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