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 Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Ki.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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