Winegar Family History

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Winegar Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Wijngaerd, a topographic name meaning ‘vineyard’. This is also a common place name in the Netherlands, and the surname may be a habitational name from one of these places. Also, it could be a metonymic occupational name for a wine producer.

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

Similar surnames: Wingard, Winegard, Pinegar, Binegar, Winger, Windham, Winegeart

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Winegar Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Winegar name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Winegar. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Winegar Family Origin

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Winegar Family Occupations

What did your Winegar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winegar. A less common occupation for the Winegar family was Farming. The most common Winegar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Winegar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Winegar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Winegar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winegar 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 379 immigration records available for the last name Winegar. 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 Winegar. For the veterans among your Winegar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winegar Life Expectancy

What is the average Winegar lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Winegar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Winegar in 1952 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winegar 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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