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Winne Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for an agricultural worker, Middle Low German winne ‘peasant’. English: variant spelling of Wynn.

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


Similar surnames: Finne, Wine, Winney, Kinne, Winn, Wynne, Winke, Winnie, Rinne, Winge

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Where is the Winne family from?

You can see how Winne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Winne families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 126 Winne families living in New York. This was about 89% of all the recorded Winne's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Winne families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Winne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Winne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Winne. 17% of Winne men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Winne women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winne were Clerk and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Winne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Winne. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Winne. For the veterans among your Winne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winne lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Winne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Winne in 1950 was 68, and 83 in 2004.

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