When Nancy F King was born in July 1850, in Moniteau, Missouri, United States, her father, William Wesley King, was 27 and her mother, Celia Davis, was 22. She married James H Steele about 1881, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died after 1889, in Cooper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 8149.
English: nickname from Middle English king ‘king’ (Old English cyning, cyng), perhaps acquired by someone with kingly qualities or as a pageant name by someone who had acted the part of a king or had been chosen as the master of ceremonies or ‘king’ of an event such as a tournament, festival or folk ritual. In North America, the surname King has absorbed several European cognates and equivalents with the same meaning, for example German König (see Koenig ) and Küng, French Roy , Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Kralj , Polish Krol . It is also very common among African Americans. It is also found as an artificial Jewish surname.
English: occasionally from the Middle English personal name King, originally an Old English nickname from the vocabulary word cyning, cyng ‘king’.
Irish: adopted for a variety of names containing the syllable rí (which means ‘king’ in Irish).
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