Winchester Family History

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Winchester Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in Hampshire, so named from the addition of Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’) to the Romano-British name Venta, of disputed origin.

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

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Winchester Family Origin

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Winchester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Winchester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Winchester's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winchester. A less common occupation for the Winchester family was Farm Laborer.

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Winchester Historical Records

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Winchester Life Expectancy

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