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Winder Name Meaning

occupational name for a winder of wool, from an agent derivative of Middle English winde(n) ‘to wind’ (Old English windan ‘to go’, ‘to proceed’). The verb was also used in the Middle Ages of various weaving and plaiting processes, so that in some cases the name may have referred to a basket or hurdle maker. habitational name from any of the various minor places in northern England so called, from Old English vindr ‘wind’ + erg ‘hut’, ‘shelter’, i.e. a shelter against the wind.

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


Similar surnames: Wander, Winter, Mander, Winzer, Winger, Tinder, Winders, Linder

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Winder Family Origin

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Winder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winder. The most common Winder occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Winder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Winder family was Annuitant.

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