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Kinder Family History

Kinder Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire, of unknown etymology (probably a pre-English hill name, but the form is obscure).German: from the genitive plural of Kind ‘child’, possibly denoting someone who had a lot of children, as in Hans der Kinder ‘Hans of the children’ (Eisleben 15th century), or short for some compound such as Kindervater ‘male midwife’ or Kinderfreund ‘one who likes children’.German: variant of Günther (see Guenther).

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

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Name Distribution of Kinder Families

  • Number of Kinder families
     86 - 170
     29 - 85
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kinder families
     137 - 271
     46 - 136
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kinder families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kinder Family Origin

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Kinder Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kinder

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Kinder Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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