König (/ˈknɪɡ/; German pronunciation: [ˈkøːnɪɡ] or [ˈkøːnɪç]) is the German word for king. In German and other languages that use the umlaut, the spellings König, Koenig and Kœnig, when referring to a surname, all occur. As a surname in English-language use Koenig is usual, or occasionally the umlaut is simply dropped, giving the form Konig.

The name may refer to:

As surname

A to F

G to M

N to Z


  • Eric Koenig, character in the Marvel Comics Universe
  • Erwin König (died 1942), apocryphal World War II German sniper
  • John Koenig, in the science fiction television series Space: 1999



Ships, cars and engines

  • Template:Sclass-, German battleship class at the time of World War I
  • SMS König Albert, German battleship at the time of World War I
  • SMS König Wilhelm (1868), frigate of the Prussian navy
  • SS König Albert, German ocean liner at the time of World War I
  • Formula König, a formula racing series active from 1988 to 2004
  • König SC 430, König SD 570, aircraft engines designed by Dieter König

In mathematics and science

Other uses

See also