Origin: oe. Kinrede, kynrede, kunreden (with excrescent d), fr. As. Cunn kin, race _ the termination, akin to as. Dan to advise, g. Rathen. Cf. Hatred. Similar or related in quality or character; a feeling akin to terror; kindred souls; the amateur is closely related to the collector.Related by blood or marriage; kindred clans.Group of people related by blood or marriage.A groups of organisms that have common ancestral time lines, and are therefore related in some way.