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Winner Family History

Winner Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): unexplained. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wiener.

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


Similar surnames: Winer, Wilner, Winter, Pinner, Winney, Winne, Wiener, Finner, Winzer

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Where is the Winner family from?

You can see how Winner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Winner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 58 Winner families living in Norfolk. This was about 46% of all the recorded Winner's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Winner families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Winner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Winner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Winner. 27% of Winner men worked as a General Labourer and 86% of Winner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winner were Cowman and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    27%
  • Farm Labourer
    20%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    14%
  • Cowman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Domestic Duti
    4%
  • Independent
    4%
  • Waitress
    4%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Winner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Winner. 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 Cards

There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Winner. For the veterans among your Winner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winner lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Winner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Winner in 1943 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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