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Winkler Family History

Winkler Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived on a corner or occupational name for someone who kept a corner shop or farmed a corner of land, from an agent derivative of Winkel 1. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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

574,359 Historical Documents with Winkler on Ancestry.com
153,940 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
37,428 Military Records
36,561 Immigration Records
84,458 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Winkler Families

  • Number of Winkler families
     156 - 309
     53 - 155
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Winkler families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Winkler families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Winkler Family Origin

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Winkler Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Winkler

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Winkler Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Winkler census records

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Winkler Civil War Service Records

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