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

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Whinery Family Origin

Where is the Whinery family from?

Whinery Family Occupations

What did your Whinery ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whinery. The most common Whinery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Whinery's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whinery family was K. House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • K. House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Whinery ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Whinery Historical Records

What Whinery family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Whinery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whinery census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 289 immigration records available for the last name Whinery. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 972 military records available for the last name Whinery. For the veterans among your Whinery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whinery Life Expectancy

What is the average Whinery lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Whinery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Whinery in 1950 was 43, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whinery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whinery ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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