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Wint Surname Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Derbyshire): variant of Went . Dutch: variant of Wind .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Wind, Want, Vint, Kint, Lint, Witt, Pint, Wigg, Win, Wing

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Where is the Wint family from?

You can see how Wint families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wint family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wint families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 69 Wint families living in Staffordshire. This was about 37% of all the recorded Wint's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Wint families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wint surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wint ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Wint. 31% of Wint men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 87% of Wint women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wint were Postman and Shorthand Typist. .

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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

  • Dairy Farmer
    31%
  • Brickwork General Labourer
    24%
  • Plumber
    16%
  • Postman
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    87%
  • Hosiery Mender
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
    4%
  • Shorthand Typist
    4%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Wint. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wint 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wint. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Wint. For the veterans among your Wint ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wint lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wint life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wint in 1954 was 31, and 66 in 2004.

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