Winterburn Family History

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Winterburn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Winterburn in North Yorkshire or any of several places, notably in Dorset and Wiltshire, originally a river name from Old English winter ‘winter’ + burna ‘stream’, i.e. a stream or river that flowed strongly in winter but more or less dried up in summer.

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

Similar surnames: Winterberg, Winburn, Winterton, Winter, Winton, Waterbury, Canterbury

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Winterburn Family Origin

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Winterburn Family Occupations

What did your Winterburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winterburn. A less common occupation for the Winterburn family was Stone Mason. The most common Winterburn occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Winterburn's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Laundress

  • Stone Mason


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Winterburn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Winterburn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Winterburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winterburn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Winterburn. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Winterburn. For the veterans among your Winterburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winterburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Winterburn lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Winterburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Winterburn in 1962 was 88, and 45 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winterburn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winterburn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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