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Winwood Family History

Winwood Name Meaning

English (Worcestershire): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Linwood, Inwood, Bigwood, Winward, Windon, Hopwood, Winland, Henwood

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Where is the Winwood family from?

You can see how Winwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winwood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Winwood families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 193 Winwood families living in Worcestershire. This was about 31% of all the recorded Winwood's in United Kingdom. Worcestershire had the highest population of Winwood families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Winwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Winwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Winwood. 11% of Winwood men worked as a Carpenter and 74% of Winwood women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winwood were Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Dutie. .

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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

  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Incapacitated
    11%
  • Window Cleaner
    8%
  • Gardener
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    3%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Winwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winwood 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 911 immigration records available for the last name Winwood. 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 680 military records available for the last name Winwood. For the veterans among your Winwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winwood lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Winwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Winwood in 1963 was 72, and 87 in 2004.

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