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