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Winthrop Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire called Winthorpe. The former is named with the Old English personal name or byname Wine, meaning ‘friend’, + Old Norse þorp ‘settlement’. In the latter the first element is a contracted form of the Old English personal name Wigmund, composed of the elements wig ‘war’ + mund ‘protection’, or the Old Norse equivalent, Vígmundr.

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


Similar surnames: Winton, Winterton, Winston, Winter, Windham, Balthrop, Gawthrop

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Winthrop Family Origin

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Winthrop Family Occupations

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  • Labourer Copper Works

    17%
  • Annuities

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Captain R N Retired

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Winthrop family was Captain R N Retired. Labourer Copper Works, Annuities and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winthrop. The most common Winthrop occupation in the UK was Labourer Copper Works. 17% of Winthrop's were Labourer Copper Workss.

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