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Winston Name Meaning

English: from an Old English personal name composed of the elements wynn ‘joy’ + stan ‘stone’. English: habitational name from any of various places called Winston or Winstone, from various Old English personal names + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, or, in the case of Winstone in Gloucestershire, Old English stan ‘stone’. Americanized form of Jewish Weinstein.

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


Similar surnames: Winton, Whiston, Hinton, Linton, Wilton, Hingston, Liston, Kinson

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Winston Family Origin

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Winston Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Ag Labr

    3%
  • Coachman

    3%

In 1881, Cabinet Maker, Coal Miner and Ag Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winston. The most common Winston occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 5% of Winston's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Winston family was Coachman.

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