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Winburn Family History

Winburn Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places in Dorset named after the Wimborne river (for example Wimborne Minster, Wimborne St. Giles, Up Wimborne). The river, now called the Allen, was earlier named from Old English winn ‘meadow’ + burna ‘stream’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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9,707 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,704 Military Records
277 Immigration Records
6,457 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Winburn Families

  • Number of Winburn families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Winburn families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Winburn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Winburn Family Origin

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Winburn Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Winburn

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Winburn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Winburn Civil War Service Records

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