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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

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Winship Family Origin

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Winship Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

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Winship Life Expectancy

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