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Winship Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. Reaney suggests that it may be habitational name from Wincheap Street in Canterbury, but this origin is not supported by the present-day distribution of the surname, which is heavily concentrated in northeastern England.

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


Similar surnames: Windham, Ainslie, Manship, Winch, Winski, Winham, Winslow, Wickham

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Winship Family Origin

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Winship Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winship. A less common occupation for the Winship family was Annuitant. The most common Winship occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Winship's were Coal Miners.

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Winship Historical Records

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Winship Life Expectancy

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