Kinn Family History
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Kinn Name Meaning
English: from a Middle English personal name, which originated as a short form of any of various Old English personal names beginning with Cyne- ‘royal’. German: nickname for someone with a prominent chin, from Middle High German kinne ‘chin’, or from an Old High German personal name formed with the element kuoni ‘bold’ or chunni ‘race’, ‘people’. Compare Konrad. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Kinn, from Old Norse kinn ‘chin’ with reference to the land formation.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kin, Kind, Linn, Finn, Kinne, Kann, Pinn, King, Ginn, Kirn