Winders Family History

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Winders Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a weaver or textile worker, from Middle English wyndhows ‘winding house’. Compare Winder 1.

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

Similar surnames: Winder, Wonders, Widder, Rindels, Tinder, Penders, Winger, Kinder

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Winders Family Origin

Where is the Winders family from?

Winders Family Occupations

What did your Winders ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Winders occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Winders's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Winders family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winders.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Winders Historical Records

What Winders family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Winders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winders 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 846 immigration records available for the last name Winders. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Winders. For the veterans among your Winders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winders Life Expectancy

What is the average Winders lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Winders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Winders in 1954 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winders

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winders 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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