Winger Family History

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Winger Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Winegar, composed of the elements wine ‘friend’ + gar ‘spear’. German: habitational name from any of several places in Alsace (now part of France) named Wingen. Swedish: ornamental name from ving(e) ‘wing’ + the agentive suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Ringer, Winge, Winter, Widger, Winder, Winzer, Minger, Finger, Wilger

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Winger Family Origin

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Winger Family Occupations

What did your Winger ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Winger. 58% of Winger men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Winger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winger were Carpenter and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Labourer
    13%
  • Farmers Son
    6%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Servant
    13%
  • Nurse
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Winger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Winger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winger 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Winger. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Winger. For the veterans among your Winger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winger Life Expectancy

What is the average Winger lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Winger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Winger in 1949 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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