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Winnick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the three places called Winwick in Huntingdonshire Lancashire and Northamptonshire. The Huntingdonshire and Northamptonshire placenames derive from the Old English personal name Wina + Old English wīc ‘dwelling specialized farmstead’. The Lancashire placename derives from an Old English personal name Wineca + Old English wīc. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Winnik an occupational name for a wine seller from Polish wino ‘wine’ + the agent suffix -nik.

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


Similar surnames: Winnicki, Lipnick, Fenwick, Wernick, Mitnick, Lennick, Sinicki

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Where is the Winnick family from?

You can see how Winnick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winnick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Winnick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Winnick family living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Winnick's in USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Winnick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Winnick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Winnick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Winnick. 21% of Winnick men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Winnick women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winnick were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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
    21%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Saleslady
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Winnick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winnick 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 683 immigration records available for the last name Winnick. 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 472 military records available for the last name Winnick. For the veterans among your Winnick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winnick lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Winnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Winnick in 1951 was 49, and 87 in 2004.

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