Kind Family History

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Kind Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kint, German Kind ‘child’, hence a nickname for someone with a childish or naive disposition, or an epithet used to distinguish between a father and his son. In some cases it may be a short form of any of various names ending in -kind, a patronymic ending of Jewish surnames. Dutch: variant spelling of Kint, cognate with 1, also found in such forms as ’t Kind and compounds such as Jongkind. English: nickname from Middle English kind (Old English gecynde) in any of its many senses: ‘legitimate’, ‘dutiful’, ‘benevolent’, ‘loving’, ‘gracious’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: King, Kinn, Lind, Kin, Wind, Hand, Kint, Kidd, Kindt, Bird

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Kind Family Origin

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Kind Family Occupations

What did your Kind ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kind. 37% of Kind men worked as a General Labourer and 80% of Kind women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kind were House Painter and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Coal Miner Hewer Hw
  • Fitters Labourer
  • House Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Household Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kind Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Kind. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kind census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Kind. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Kind. For the veterans among your Kind ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kind Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kind life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Kind in 1950 was 27, and 69 in 2004.

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