Winham Family History

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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

Where is the Winham family from?

Winham Family Occupations

What did your Winham ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farm Labourer

  • Charwoman

  • Clergyman

  • Coach Maker


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

Winham Historical Records

What Winham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Winham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winham 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 372 immigration records available for the last name Winham. 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 438 military records available for the last name Winham. For the veterans among your Winham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winham Life Expectancy

What is the average Winham lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Winham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Winham in 1946 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winham 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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