Type Surname (from occupation)
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.TanorFaux on 6/19/2017
English: occupational name, probably for a goatherd (from Middle English kid(e) ‘young goat’ + man ‘man’), but possibly also for a cutter of wood used for fuel. (from Middle English kidde ‘faggot’ (an archaic English unit for a bundle of sticks)).