Winther Family History

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Winther Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Swedish: variant spelling of Winter.

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

Similar surnames: Winter, Ginther, Witmer, Winer, Winzer, Witwer, Wynter, Kinter

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Winther Family Origin

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Winther Family Occupations

What did your Winther ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Winther occupation in the UK was Journeyman (Upholsterer). 50% of Winther's were Journeyman (Upholsterer)s. Journeyman (Upholsterer) and Ship & Insurance Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Winther.

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  • Journeyman (Upholsterer)

  • Ship & Insurance Agent


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

Winther Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Winther Life Expectancy

What is the average Winther lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Winther life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Winther in 1953 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winther

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winther 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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