Windle Family History
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Windle Name Meaning
English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Windhill in West Yorkshire or Windle in Lancashire, both named from Old English wind ‘wind’ + hyll ‘hill’, i.e. a mound exposed to fierce gusts. There is a Windhill in Kent (with the same etymology), but this does not appear to have contributed significantly to the modern surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wintle, Hindle, Windley, Winkley, Idle, Hindley, Grindle, Finkle