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Windsor Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Windsor in Berkshire, Broadwindsor in Dorset, or Winsor in Devon and Hampshire, all named from an unattested Old English windels ‘windlass’ + Old English ora ‘bank’.

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


Similar surnames: Winsor, Winder, Winslow, Winger, Windle, Widger, Hinkson, Linder

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Windsor Family Origin

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Windsor Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Windsor family was Bricklayer. The most common Windsor occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Windsor's were Labourers. Labourer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Windsor.

Source: Census data for Windsor | Data not to scale

Windsor Historical Records

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Windsor Life Expectancy

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Famous Windsor Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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