Kitchen Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Kitchen Name Meaning: Occupational for someone who worked in the kitchen i.e a monastery or great house.

The name is from middle english 'kychene',kitchen. The first recorded spelling is that of Henry Atte Kychene,dated 1311.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Kitchen Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Kitchen family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 140
Female Servant 136
Independent 76
Male Servant 55
Farmer 46
Labourer 33
Weaver 18
Shoe Maker 16
Tailor 15
Mason 13
Dress Maker 13
Cotton Weaver 12
Blacksmith 12
Joiner 10
Wool Comber 10
Ag Labourer 9
Stone Mason 9
Sawyer 8
Independant 8
Coal Miner 8
Grocer 7
Cotton Spinner 7
Publican 7
Tin Minor 7
Butcher 6

Kitchen Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Kitchen 100% 32,614
2 Kitchin 86% 4,233
3 Ketchen 86% 155
4 Kitchan 86% 119

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The surname Kitchen is the most popular version of all its varients

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