Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. koo-nee-GUWN-də
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German element kuni "royal" combined with gunda "war". It was borne by a 4th-century Swiss saint, a companion of Saint Ursula. Another saint by this name was the 11th-century wife of the Holy Roman emperor Henry II.

Related Names

DiminutiveKinge
Other Languages & CulturesCunégonde(French) Cunigund(Germanic) Kinga(Hungarian) Kinga, Kunegunda(Polish)

Name Days

Austria: March 3
Austria: July 13
Denmark: March 3
Germany: July 13

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Entry updated December 7, 2022