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Winney Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Winne. English: from an unattested Old English personal name, Wyngeofu, composed of the elements wyn ‘joy’ + geofu ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Linney, Winne, Finney, Binney, Winkley, Willey, Widney, Winey, Tinner

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Winney Family Origin

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Winney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Hotel Keeper

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winney. The most common Winney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Winney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Winney family was Hotel Keeper.

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Winney Historical Records

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Winney Life Expectancy

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