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Winger Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Winegar, composed of the elements wine ‘friend’ + gar ‘spear’. German: habitational name from any of several places in Alsace (now part of France) named Wingen. Swedish: ornamental name from ving(e) ‘wing’ + the agentive suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Ringer, Winge, Winter, Widger, Winder, Winzer, Minger, Finger, Wilger

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Winger Family Origin

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Winger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Winger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Winger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winger. A less common occupation for the Winger family was Farming.

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Winger Historical Records

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Winger Life Expectancy

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