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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage English

Meaning & History

English: possibly an occupational name from early modern English kidd(i)er ‘badger’, a licensed middleman who bought provisions from farmers and took them to market for resale at a profit, or alternatively a variant of Kidman.

Famous bearer of the name would be Margot Kidder, famous for her role as Lois Lane in the Superman movies.
Added 6/19/2017 by TanorFaux
Edited 4/29/2024 by Mike C