Meaning and Origin of: Kon

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Loyal

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Japanese (rare in Japan) : the most usual rendering is ‘gold’; bearers are most likely descended from immigrants named Kim, from the ancient Korean Shilla kingdom.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : one of the many forms of Cohen.
  • Polish (Koń) : from koń ‘horse’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred or cared for horses or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a horse.