Winks Family History

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Winks Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): probably a variant of Wink.

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

Similar surnames: Winke, Wink, Finks, Pinks, Inks, Binks, Wines, Jinks, Wicke, Wilks

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Winks Family Origin

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Winks Family Occupations

What did your Winks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Winks family was Miller. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winks. The most common Winks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Winks's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farms

  • Miller


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

Winks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Winks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winks 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Winks. 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 Winks. For the veterans among your Winks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winks Life Expectancy

What is the average Winks lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Winks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Winks in 1962 was 79, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winks 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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