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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named King
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named King in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name King:
Records indicate that 9,206 boys in the United States have been named King since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 1,423 people in the U.S. were given the name King. Those people are now 8 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
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"Let's not forget King Kong, the fictional giant gorilla terrorising New York City, in the same way the fictional giant lizard Godzilla would terrorise Los Angeles in California." May. 25, 2008:
"The word for an English or Continental European male monarch, corresponding to "emperor" in the Asian countries and "sultan" in Muslim areas (the words "queen", "empress", and "sultana" are the female equivalents). It is also a common English surname (as in Martin Luther King) and an occasional first name in the United States, as in the case of the film director King Vidor. There is also the term "drag king" which indicates a woman dressed up as a man, although drag queens (i.e. men dressed as women) are - and have always been - more popular." May. 23, 2008:
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