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Winstead Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from Wanstead in Greater London (formerly Esses), recorded in Domesday Book as Wenesteda ‘site (Old English stede) by a mound (Old English wænn) or where wagons (Old English w?n) are kept’, but more likely from Winestead in East Yorkshire, named from Old English wif ‘wife’ or a female personal name Wifa + stede ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Anstead, Halstead, Winston, Grinstead, Milstead, Umstead, Bumstead

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Winstead Family Origin

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Winstead Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Winstead family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winstead. The most common Winstead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Winstead's were Farmers.

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