Kin Family History
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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