Winchell Family History

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Winchell Name Meaning

English: from Old English wencel ‘child’, perhaps used to distinguish a son from his father with the same forename or perhaps a nickname for a person with a baby face or childlike manner. Scottish: habitational name for someone from the lands of Windshiel (formerly Winscheill) in Berwickshire.

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


Similar surnames: Mitchell, Witcher, Rishell, Birchall, Lindell, Wivell, Swindell

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Winchell Family Origin

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Winchell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Winchell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Winchell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winchell. A less common occupation for the Winchell family was Farm Laborer.

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Winchell Historical Records

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Winchell Life Expectancy

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