Winchester Family History

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Winchester Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in Hampshire, so named from the addition of Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’) to the Romano-British name Venta, of disputed origin.

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


Similar surnames: Manchester, Worcester, Chester, Rochester, Dorchester, Lancaster

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Winchester Family Origin

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Winchester Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Winchester family was Annuitant. The most common Winchester occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Winchester's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winchester.

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Winchester Historical Records

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Winchester Life Expectancy

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