US Popularity:418
Meaning:Monarch, ruler
If you're looking for a name that will encourage baby to be a leader, consider King, a masculine name of British origin that means "monarch" or "ruler." With connotations of prosperity, influence, and high social status, King is an excellent option for your budding royal. Famous namesakes include American actor and director King Baggot and singer-songwriter King Floyd, proving that this name can work outside the context of politics.

Famous People Named King

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • B.B. King
  • Billie Jean King
    Tennis Player
  • King C. Gillette

King Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:King is currently #2157 on The Bump
Boy:King is currently #649 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:King is currently #418 in U.S. births
Boy:King is currently #148 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 86
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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