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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

What did your Winger ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Winger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Winger Life Expectancy

What is the average Winger lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Winger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Winger in 1949 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winger 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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