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Koenig Name Meaning

German (König) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kunic, German König ‘king’, hence a German nickname for a servant or retainer of a king (for example, a farmer on a royal demesne); or alternatively a status name for the head of a craftmen’s guild, or a society of sharpshooters or minstrels. As a Jewish surname, it was ornamental, one of several such Ashkenazic names based on European titles of nobility or royalty.

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


Similar surnames: Honig, Hoenig, Wenig, Konig, Monnig, Kong, Koen, Koning, Kroening

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Koenig Family Origin

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Koenig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Son

    11%
  • Ditcher & Wall Digger

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Koenig family was Farmer Son. The most common Koenig occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Koenig's were Farmers. Farmer, Son and Ditcher & Wall Digger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koenig.

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