Winham Family History

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Winham Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Wingham, a habitational name from Wingham, a place in Kent named from an unattested Old English personal name Wiga or Old English wig ‘heathen temple’ + -inga- ‘of the family or followers of’ + ham ‘homestead’, i.e. ‘homestead of Wiga’s people’.

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


Similar surnames: Windham, Witham, Dunham, Bingham, Canham, Kingham, Benham, Wickham

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Winham Family Origin

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Winham Family Occupations

What did your Winham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Banker Mason Stone Fixer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Winham. 4% of Winham men worked as a Banker Mason Stone Fixer and 48% of Winham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winham were Architectural Draughtsma and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Banker Mason Stone Fixer
    4%
  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Apartment Proprieto
    2%
  • Architectural Draughtsma
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    4%

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

Winham Historical Records

What Winham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Winham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winham 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 372 immigration records available for the last name Winham. 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 438 military records available for the last name Winham. For the veterans among your Winham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winham Life Expectancy

What is the average Winham lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Winham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Winham in 1946 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winham ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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