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Winchell Name Meaning

English: from Old English wencel ‘child’, perhaps used to distinguish a son from his father with the same forename or perhaps a nickname for a person with a baby face or childlike manner. Scottish: habitational name for someone from the lands of Windshiel (formerly Winscheill) in Berwickshire.

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


Similar surnames: Mitchell, Witcher, Rishell, Birchall, Lindell, Wivell, Swindell

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Winchell Family Origin

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Winchell Family Occupations

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  • Carriage Builder

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Watchmaker

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Winchell family was Watchmaker. The most common Winchell occupation in Canada was Carriage Builder. 33% of Winchell's were Carriage Builders. Carriage Builder and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Winchell.

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Winchell Historical Records

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Winchell Life Expectancy

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