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Winzer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a vine-grower or vintner Middle High German winzer. German: habitational name from any of various places so named in Bavaria. English (Devon): variant of Windsor .

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


Similar surnames: Winder, Winter, Winger, Finner, Wicker, Linzer, Finger, Winker

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Where is the Winzer family from?

You can see how Winzer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winzer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Winzer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Winzer families living in Missouri. This was about 24% of all the recorded Winzer's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Winzer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Winzer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Winzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Winzer. 42% of Winzer men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Winzer women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winzer were Farm Laborer and Cook. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Cook
    17%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Winzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Winzer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Winzer. For the veterans among your Winzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winzer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Winzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Winzer in 1946 was 23, and 91 in 2004.

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