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Winham Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Wingham, a habitational name from Wingham, a place in Kent named from an unattested Old English personal name Wiga or Old English wig ‘heathen temple’ + -inga- ‘of the family or followers of’ + ham ‘homestead’, i.e. ‘homestead of Wiga’s people’.

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


Similar surnames: Windham, Witham, Dunham, Bingham, Canham, Kingham, Benham, Wickham

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Winham Family Origin

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Winham Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    18%
  • Charwoman

    9%
  • Clergyman

    9%
  • Coach Maker

    9%

In 1881, Farm Labourer, Charwoman and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winham. The most common Winham occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 18% of Winham's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Winham family was Coach Maker.

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Winham Historical Records

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Winham Life Expectancy

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