Kin Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Kin, Kinna, which is a shortened form of any of various Old English names beginning with Cyne ‘royal’, for example Cynesige (see Kinsey). Dutch: nickname for someone with a pointed or jutting chin. Dutch: from Middle Dutch kinne ‘kin’. Hungarian: nickname from kín ‘pain’. Variant of Korean Kim.

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


Similar surnames: Kinn, Kind, Kan, King, Min, Ken, Din, Ing, Pin, Kint

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Kin Family Origin

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Kin Family Occupations

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In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kin. 36% of Kin men worked as a Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    36%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Fisherman
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%

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

Kin Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Kin. For the veterans among your Kin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kin Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Kin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kin in 1951 was 47, and 74 in 2003.

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