Wainscott Family History
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Wainscott Name Meaning
English: from Middle English waynscot (a word of uncertain etymology), which originally denoted superior quality oak boarding imported from the Continent. The surname presumably arose from a nickname for someone who imported or used such timber.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tapscott, Linscott, Alcott, Prescott, Walcott, Wonnacott, Arscott