Winant Family History

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Winant Name Meaning

Dutch: from the medieval personal name Wynant, composed of the Germanic elements wig ‘battle’, ‘fight’ + nand ‘courage’, ‘bravery’.

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

Similar surnames: Weinand, Winans, Hinnant, Wanat, Wiens, Minns, Winand, Wint, Winne

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Winant Family Origin

Where is the Winant family from?

Winant Family Occupations

What did your Winant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Winant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Winant's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winant. A less common occupation for the Winant family was Oyster Dealer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Grocer

  • Oyster Dealer


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

Winant Historical Records

What Winant family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Winant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winant census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Winant

Passenger List

There are 852 immigration records available for the last name Winant. 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 930 military records available for the last name Winant. For the veterans among your Winant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winant Life Expectancy

What is the average Winant lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Winant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Winant in 1957 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winant 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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