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Winkle Name Meaning

Respelling of German and Jewish Winkel. English: probably a nickname for a small man, from winkle, a kind of small shellfish.

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

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Winkle Family Origin

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Winkle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, the most common Winkle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Winkle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Winkle family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winkle.

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Winkle Historical Records

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Winkle Life Expectancy

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