kindred (n.) Look up kindred at Dictionary.com
c.1200, kinraden, compound of kin (q.v.) + -rede, from Old English ræden "condition, rule," related to rædan "to advise, rule" (see read (v.)). With intrusive -d- (17c.) probably for phonetic reasons (compare thunder) but perhaps encouraged by kind (n.). As an adjective, 1520s, from the noun.