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Wince Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized or Slavicized variant of German Winz, a short form of a Germanic personal name beginning with wini ‘friend’ or of Winzenz, German form of Vincent.

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


Similar surnames: Winge, Vince, Bence, Wincek, Lince, Bunce, Tice, Wine, Winne, Wible

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Where is the Wince family from?

You can see how Wince families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wince family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wince families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Wince families living in Ohio. This was about 54% of all the recorded Wince's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Wince families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wince surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wince ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wince. 27% of Wince men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Wince women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wince were Salesman and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    27%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Housework
    14%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 251 immigration records available for the last name Wince. 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 Cards

There are 728 military records available for the last name Wince. For the veterans among your Wince ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wince lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wince life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wince in 1959 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

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