Wingard Family History

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Wingard Name Meaning

English: from Middle English winyard ‘vineyard’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a vineyard, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one. Swedish: ornamental name formed with vin(d)- ‘wind’ + gard ‘farmhouse’, or a habitational name from a place so named.

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

Similar surnames: Weingard, Winegar, Lingard, Bongard, Wind, Winger, Wingate, Winford

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Wingard Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wingard name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Wingard. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Wingard Family Origin

Where is the Wingard family from?

Wingard Family Occupations

What did your Wingard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wingard occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 17% of Wingard's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, House Painter and Journey Tailor Over 6 Men 20 Women were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wingard. A less common occupation for the Wingard family was Labourer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • House Painter

  • Journey Tailor Over 6 Men 20 Women

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wingard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wingard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Wingard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wingard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wingard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Wingard. For the veterans among your Wingard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wingard Life Expectancy

What is the average Wingard lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wingard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Wingard in 1945 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wingard ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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