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

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  • Potter

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

In 1881, Potter, Ag Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kind. A less common occupation for the Kind family was Bricklayer. The most common Kind occupation in the UK was Potter. 4% of Kind's were Potters.

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Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kind

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