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Is Koenig a Jewish last name?

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Koenig is of Germanic origin, it means 'king'. The surname Koenig is often used by Northern and Eastern European Jews too. The Hebrew forms are "melekh" (king) or "Elimelekh" (God is King). However, most people with the last name Koenig are not Jewish even though some are.

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