Winkler Family History

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Winkler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived on a corner or occupational name for someone who kept a corner shop or farmed a corner of land, from an agent derivative of Winkel 1. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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


Similar surnames: Winkel, Finkle, Tinkler, Rinker, Tingler, Winkle, Winkeler, Winckler

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Winkler Family Origin

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Winkler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Winkler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Winkler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Winkler family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winkler.

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Winkler Historical Records

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Winkler Life Expectancy

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