Kontos Family History
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Kontos Name Meaning
Greek: nickname for a short man, from kontos ‘short’; also a reduced form of any of various surnames formed with Konto- as a prefix, e.g. Kontogiannis ‘short John’. Hungarian (Köntös): from köntös ‘gown’, ‘short fur coat’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a furrier or a maker of coats.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press