Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Kinborough m. Old English cyne 'royal, kingly' + Old English burh 'fortress, castle, stronghold'. Cf. Cyneburg.

In the Old English period, this name was almost exclusively female; its use in the 16th C as a masculine name is a rare anomaly.

England
Early Modern English
1557 Kinborough StAnthonlin p. 12
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Kinborough". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Kinborough.