Ki Name Meaning

Korean: there are two Chinese characters for the surname Ki, but one is extremely rare. Only the common one is discussed here. Only one Ki clan uses this other character, the Haengju Ki clan. The founder of the Haengju Ki clan, U-Song, is said to have been one of three sons of the 40th generation descendant of Kija, the founder of the ancient Choson kingdom in about 194 bc. The other two sons, U-P’yong and U-kyong, founded the Han clan and the Son’gan clan respectively.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ku, Yi, Kim, Ko, Ji, Li, Kil, Chi, Im, Qi

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Ki Family Origin

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Ki Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Miner

    33%
  • Placer Miner

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Ki occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ki's were Farmers. Farmer and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ki. A less common occupation for the Ki family was Placer Miner.

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Between 1964 and 2004, Ki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ki in 1964 was 89, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ki

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