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Winford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places named Winford, in Somerset or in Newchurch on the Isle of Wight, or from Wynford Eagle in Dorset. The first and last are named from a Celtic river name meaning ‘white or bright stream’, the last having acquired a manorial prefix from the del Egle family, who were there in the 13th century. Winford, Isle of Wight, is named from an unattested Old English winn ‘meadow’ + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilford, Binford, Swinford, Linford, Walford, Dunford, Welford

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Winford Family Origin

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Winford Family Occupations

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  • Asphalter

    33%
  • Income From Personal Property & Foreign Bonds

    33%
  • Porter Drapers

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Winford family was Porter Drapers. Asphalter and Income From Personal Property & Foreign Bonds were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Winford. The most common Winford occupation in the UK was Asphalter. 33% of Winford's were Asphalters.

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