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Winston Name Meaning

English: from an Old English personal name composed of the elements wynn ‘joy’ + stan ‘stone’. English: habitational name from any of various places called Winston or Winstone, from various Old English personal names + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, or, in the case of Winstone in Gloucestershire, Old English stan ‘stone’. Americanized form of Jewish Weinstein.

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

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Winston Family Origin

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Winston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Winston family was Keeping House. The most common Winston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Winston's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winston.

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Winston Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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