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Winterton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Norfolk, named Winterton. The first is named in Old English as ‘farmstead (Old English tun) of the family or followers (-inga-) of a man called Winter’, while Winterton-on-Sea in Norfolk is from Old English winter ‘winter’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, referring perhaps to a place inhabited only in winter.

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


Similar surnames: Winton, Winston, Anderton, Winthrop, Pinkerton, Winter, Wolverton

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Winterton Family Origin

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Winterton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Book Keeper

    6%
  • Expressman

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winterton. A less common occupation for the Winterton family was Expressman. The most common Winterton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Winterton's were Farmers.

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