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Winton Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places called Winton. Those near Edinburgh and in North Yorkshire are named from the Old English byname or personal name Wine (meaning ‘friend’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; one in former Westmorland (now Cumbria) probably has as its first element an Old English winn ‘pasture’; and one in Lancashire has Old English wiðigen ‘growing with willows’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilton, Linton, Winston, Hinton, Swinton, Sinton, Dunton, Kinton

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Winton Family Origin

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Winton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winton. A less common occupation for the Winton family was Laborer. The most common Winton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Winton's were Farmers.

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