Wind Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pathway, alleyway, or road, Old English (ge)wind (from windan ‘to go’). English, German, and Danish: nickname for a swift runner, from Middle English wind ‘wind’, Middle High German wint ‘wind’, also ‘greyhound’. German: variant of Wendt. Swedish: ornamental name from vind ‘wind’, or a habitational name from a place named with this element.

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


Similar surnames: Lind, Wild, Wand, Kind, Rind, Wint, Wied, Wing, Hind, Bird

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Wind Family Origin

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Wind Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Dress Maker

    8%
  • Gardner

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wind family was Laborer. Farmer, Dress Maker and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wind. The most common Wind occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Wind's were Farmers.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Wind life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wind in 1951 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wind

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