Winters Family History

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Winters Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from Winter.

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

Similar surnames: Winter, Wieters, Witters, Wickers, Walters, Wichers, Winther, Wilbers

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Winters Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Winters name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Winters. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Winters Family Origin

Where is the Winters family from?

Winters Family Occupations

What did your Winters ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Winters occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Winters's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Winters family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winters.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer


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

Winters Historical Records

What Winters family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 209,000 census records available for the last name Winters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winters 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Winters. 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 40,000 military records available for the last name Winters. For the veterans among your Winters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winters Life Expectancy

What is the average Winters lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Winters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Winters in 1944 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winters 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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