Winge Family History

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Winge Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names beginning with wini ‘friend’. Belgian (van Wing): habitational name from Sint-Joris-Winge in the Belgian province of Brabant. Belgian: according to Debrabandere, it may also be variant of van (der) Winden, a habitational name from Overwinden or Neerwinden, also in Brabant. Swedish and Danish: ornamental name from vinge ‘wing’.

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

Similar surnames: Winger, Wince, Minge, Linge, Wing, Inge, Ingle, Ringe, Rinne, Lingen

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Winge Family Origin

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Winge Family Occupations

What did your Winge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Winge family was Farm Laborer. Keeping House, Farmer and Cabinet Mkr. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winge. The most common Winge occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 27% of Winge's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Mkr.

  • Farm Laborer


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Winge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Winge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 994 immigration records available for the last name Winge. 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 Card

There are 990 military records available for the last name Winge. For the veterans among your Winge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winge Life Expectancy

What is the average Winge lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Winge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Winge in 1959 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

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