Wingate Family History

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Wingate Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from any of various place so called, for example Wingate in County Durham or Wingates in Northumberland, named in Old English as wind-geat ‘wind gate’, i.e. a place where the wind howls through a narrow pass or gap.

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


Similar surnames: Hungate, Wingard, Tungate, Holgate, Windle, Winham, Redgate, Colgate

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Wingate Family Origin

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Wingate Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Wingate occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Wingate's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wingate. A less common occupation for the Wingate family was Farm Laborer.

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Wingate Historical Records

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Wingate Life Expectancy

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