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Windisch Name Meaning

German: ethnic name from windisch ‘Slovenian’. This surname is found mainly in Austria and in Slovenia itself, where it is commonly spelled Vindiš.

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


Similar surnames: Windish, Lindsay, Jindrich, Kindschi, Wallisch, Weinrich, Janisch

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Windisch Family Origin

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Windisch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Brick Mason

    7%
  • Builder

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker & Farmer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Windisch. A less common occupation for the Windisch family was Cabinet Maker & Farmer. The most common Windisch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Windisch's were Farmers.

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Windisch Historical Records

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Windisch Life Expectancy

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Famous Windisch Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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