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Winrow Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): probably a variant of Whinery or perhaps from an unidentified alternative placename.

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


Similar surnames: Winsor, Winton, Inlow, Wink, Whitlow, Finton, Winfree, Winget

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Where is the Winrow family from?

You can see how Winrow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winrow family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Winrow families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Winrow families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Winrow's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Winrow families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Winrow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Winrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Winrow. 41% of Winrow men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Winrow women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winrow were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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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
    41%
  • Farmer
    32%
  • Janitor
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Cook
    23%
  • Domestic
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Winrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winrow 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Winrow. 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 771 military records available for the last name Winrow. For the veterans among your Winrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winrow lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Winrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Winrow in 1949 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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