Kinchen Family History
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Kinchen Name Meaning
English: of uncertain origin; it may be from the thieves’ slang term kinchin ‘child’, which is probably a derivative of German Kindchen, diminutive of Kind ‘child’. Americanized form of Kindchen or more probably of Rhenish Kindgen (pronounced ‘kintshen’), both diminutives of Kind.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kinch, Kinder, Minchey, Minchin, Tincher, Kindler, Rencher, Kirchen