Van Winkle Family History
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Van Winkle Name Meaning
Dutch (also Van Winckle, Van Winkel): topographic name for someone who lived on a corner (either a street corner or a corner of land), from Dutch winkel ‘corner’, ‘nook’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example in North Holland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press