Winkles Family History

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Winkles Name Meaning

English: variant of Winkle. Americanized spelling of German Winkels.

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

Similar surnames: Winkley, Winkle, Hinkle, Minkley, Wikle, Nickles, Tinkler, Binkley

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Winkles Family Origin

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Winkles Family Occupations

What did your Winkles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Works In Sawmill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winkles. The most common Winkles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Winkles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Winkles family was Boarding House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Works In Sawmill

  • Boarding House


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

Winkles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Winkles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winkles 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Winkles. 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 Winkles. For the veterans among your Winkles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winkles Life Expectancy

What is the average Winkles lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Winkles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Winkles in 1959 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winkles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winkles 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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