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Winford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places named Winford, in Somerset or in Newchurch on the Isle of Wight, or from Wynford Eagle in Dorset. The first and last are named from a Celtic river name meaning ‘white or bright stream’, the last having acquired a manorial prefix from the del Egle family, who were there in the 13th century. Winford, Isle of Wight, is named from an unattested Old English winn ‘meadow’ + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilford, Binford, Swinford, Linford, Walford, Dunford, Welford

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Winford Family Origin

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Winford Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Winford family was Farms. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winford. The most common Winford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Winford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Farms

    7%

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Winford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Winford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winford 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Winford. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Winford. For the veterans among your Winford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winford Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Winford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Winford in 1963 was 47, and 88 in 2004.

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