See also: kong, kōng, kǒng, and kòng

English

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Etymology 1

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Proper noun

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Kong

  1. A town in north eastern Côte d'Ivoire.

Etymology 2

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Proper noun

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Kong

  1. A fictional gigantic gorilla from the story King Kong.
    Synonym: King Kong

Etymology 3

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Borrowed from Mandarin (kǒng) or Cantonese (gong1).

Proper noun

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Kong

  1. A surname from Chinese.
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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Kong is the 2551st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 14165 individuals. Kong is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (87.91%) individuals.

Etymology 4

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Manipuri ꯀꯣꯡ (kong)

Proper noun

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Kong

  1. Alternative form of Kongbam surname of Meitei origin
  2. Alternative form of Kongkham surname of Meitei origin

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Anagrams

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Tagalog

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Etymology

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From Hokkien (Kóng).

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Kong (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜓᜅ᜔)

  1. a Chinese Filipino surname from Hokkien

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  • According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Kong is the 6,538th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 2,441 individuals.