Whinery Family History
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Whinery Name Meaning
English: probably either a topographic name from Middle English whin ‘whin’, ‘gorse’ (Old Norse hvin) + wra(y) ‘nook or corner of land’ (Old Norse vrá), or a habitational name from Whinneray in Gosforth, Cumbria, which may have the same origin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Whitney, Hiner, Wainer, Chantry, Chenery, Weiher, Twiner, Whinnery