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Winfough Family History

Winfough Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Winford, Killough, Wilfong, Wilmouth, Winbush, Kimbrough, Winfield

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Where is the Winfough family from?

You can see how Winfough families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winfough family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Winfough families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Winfough family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Winfough's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Winfough families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Winfough surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Winfough ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Winfough. 56% of Winfough men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 493 census records available for the last name Winfough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winfough 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Winfough. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 78 military records available for the last name Winfough. For the veterans among your Winfough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winfough lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Winfough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Winfough in 1963 was 78, and 100 in 2004.

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