Last name: KINDER

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KINDER : This last name is indexed 62,910 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KINDER : 1: English (northwestern): habitational name from Kinder in Hayfield (Derbyshire). The origin of the placename is uncertain.2: 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’.3: German: variant of Günther (see Guenther).

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