Winburn Family History

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Winburn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in Dorset named after the Wimborne river (for example Wimborne Minster, Wimborne St. Giles, Up Wimborne). The river, now called the Allen, was earlier named from Old English winn ‘meadow’ + burna ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Winford, Kilburn, Swinburne, Milburn, Winterburn, Winton, Washburn

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Winburn Family Origin

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Winburn Family Occupations

What did your Winburn ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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Winburn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Winburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winburn 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 339 immigration records available for the last name Winburn. 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 Winburn. For the veterans among your Winburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Winburn lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Winburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Winburn in 1951 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winburn 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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