George Ernest King

about 1883–1884 (Age 1)
Saint Pancras, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George Ernest

When George Ernest King was born about 1883, in Saint Pancras, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, William King, was 59 and his mother, Esther King, was 32. He died in 1884, in his hometown, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

William King
1824–
Esther King
1851–
Ernest James King
1872–
Alice Maud King
1877–
Lily Esther King
1879–
William Walter King
1880–
George Ernest King
1883–1884
Frederick Matthew King
1887–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1824–Male

    Esther King

    Female1851–Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (1)

1884

Age 1

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 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.2 Chinese 金: variant of Jin 1.3 Chinese 景, 荆, 井, 金: see Jing .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription
  • England & Wales Births 1837-2006 Transcription

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