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Winburn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in Dorset named after the Wimborne river (for example Wimborne Minster, Wimborne St. Giles, Up Wimborne). The river, now called the Allen, was earlier named from Old English winn ‘meadow’ + burna ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Winford, Kilburn, Swinburne, Milburn, Winterburn, Winton, Washburn

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Winburn Family Origin

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Winburn Family Occupations

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  • House Decorator

    100%

In 1881, the most common Winburn occupation in the UK was House Decorator. 100% of Winburn's were House Decorators.

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