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Winship Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. Reaney suggests that it may be habitational name from Wincheap Street in Canterbury, but this origin is not supported by the present-day distribution of the surname, which is heavily concentrated in northeastern England.

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


Similar surnames: Windham, Ainslie, Manship, Winch, Winski, Winham, Winslow, Wickham

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Winship Family Origin

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Winship Family Occupations

What did your Winship ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winship. The most common Winship occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Winship's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Winship family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Winship Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Winship Life Expectancy

What is the average Winship lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Winship life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Winship in 1945 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winship

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winship 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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