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Windish Family History

Windish Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Windisch.

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

8,391 Historical Documents with Windish on Ancestry.com
2,619 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
437 Military Records
279 Immigration Records
2,951 Census and Voter Lists
2,105 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Windish Families

  • Number of Windish families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Windish families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Windish last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Windish census records

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Windish Family Origin

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Windish Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Windish families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Windish

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Windish Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Windish census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Windish ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Windish Civil War Service Records

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