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Winford Family History

Winford Name Meaning
English: habitational name from either of two places named Winford, in Somerset or in Newchurch on the Isle of Wight, or from Wynford Eagle in Dorset. The first and last are named from a Celtic river name meaning ‘white or bright stream’, the last having acquired a manorial prefix from the del Egle family, who were there in the 13th century. Winford, Isle of Wight, is named from an unattested Old English winn ‘meadow’ + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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

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908 Military Records
279 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Winford Families

  • Number of Winford families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Winford families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Winford Family Origin

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Winford Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Winford

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Winford Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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