Winans Family History

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Winans Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the medieval personal name Winant.

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


Similar surnames: Winant, Winand, Minns, Wiens, Binns, Weinand, Minas, Winne, Pins

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Winans Family Origin

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Winans Family Occupations

What did your Winans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Winans family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winans. The most common Winans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Winans's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    2%

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

Winans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Winans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winans 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Winans. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Winans. For the veterans among your Winans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winans Life Expectancy

What is the average Winans lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Winans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Winans in 1941 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winans 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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