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Winton Family History

Winton Name Meaning
Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places called Winton. Those near Edinburgh and in North Yorkshire are named from the Old English byname or personal name Wine (meaning ‘friend’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; one in former Westmorland (now Cumbria) probably has as its first element an Old English winn ‘pasture’; and one in Lancashire has Old English wiðigen ‘growing with willows’.

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

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Name Distribution of Winton Families

  • Number of Winton families
     50 - 97
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Winton families
     109 - 216
     37 - 108
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Winton families
     60 - 117
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Winton Family Origin

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Winton Immigration Information

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Winton Family Occupations

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