Winney Family History

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Winney Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Winne. English: from an unattested Old English personal name, Wyngeofu, composed of the elements wyn ‘joy’ + geofu ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Linney, Winne, Finney, Binney, Winkley, Willey, Widney, Winey, Tinner

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Winney Family Origin

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Winney Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Farm Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Ag Laborer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Winney family was Ag Laborer. The most common Winney occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Winney's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winney.

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Winney Historical Records

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Winney Life Expectancy

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