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Winker Name Meaning

German: nickname for an agitated or nervous person, or one with a nervous tic, from an agent derivative of Middle High German winken originally meaning ‘to wave or shake’ and later ‘to wink or blink’.

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


Similar surnames: Winter, Kinker, Rinker, Wicker, Winkel, Winzer, Winkler, Linker

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Winker Family Origin

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Winker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Box Maker

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Winker family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Winker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Winker's were Farmers. Farmer, Box Maker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winker.

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Winker Life Expectancy

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