Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 148,925 people named King in the UK. That makes it the 36th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 2,357 are named King.
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Related and similar surnamesKieng
The King surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.