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About the King surname


taken from

English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English king, Old English cyning ‘king’ (originally merely a tribal leader, from Old English cyn(n) ‘tribe’, ‘race’ + the Germanic suffix -ing). The word was already used as a byname before the Norman Conquest, and the nickname was common in the Middle Ages, being used to refer to someone who conducted himself in a kingly manner, or one who had played the part of a king in a pageant, or one who had won the title in a tournament. In other cases it may actually have referred to someone who served in the king’s household. The American surname has absorbed several European cognates and equivalents with the same meaning, for example German König (see Koenig), Swiss German Küng, French Leroy. It is also found as an Ashkenazic Jewish surname, of ornamental origin.

from Balázs Déri

Balázs Déri thinks so :

A-Nag-Ke-Ya was indeed king of Amma-Che-ra-Wa-Ma in 7th century b.c. and he even participated at the battle of Am-Mag-e-Daya-Na in 666 when chief in Ur-Islam called Awa-'Az-Shawa-Haya,ancestor of swazi and swahili was killed after a reign of 31 years,not much before a final deportation of arawaks to Libya.

I think he was leader of the army of Moche empire invading at this occasion a part of the Holy Land and settling there until this day,who were speaking king-nam language somewhat similar to some naga dialects - related to kiang - and especially to corean - although king or kinh people now live in Viet-Nam,but in any case in Indochina.

The latter descend from Ashshemmargayanna whose levites spoke a variation of the language of Er-ge-mar-an-ma - geermaan languages.

Title king in this form used by yankee folk therefore may have come from his name : Ke-a-ya-nag.

Jews and christians participating more or less intentionally in a drive desiring the annihilation of mankind and all feeling and thinking people -wherefore I can not meet for 23 years the person who is kind in my eyes and wherefore my family was in secret massacred - call them Neko,Mitsraim,Megiddon,Yoshiyahu,Shimeon and Amram.

See German, Hermann,Pak,An !

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