Winkfield Family History

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Winkfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Winkfield, a place in Berkshire named from an unattested Old English personal name Wineca + Old English feld ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Winfield, Cockfield, Enfield, Benefield, Westfield, Wakefield

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Winkfield Family Origin

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Winkfield Family Occupations

What did your Winkfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Winkfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Winkfield's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winkfield. A less common occupation for the Winkfield family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm

  • Keeps House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Winkfield ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Winkfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Winkfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winkfield 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 298 immigration records available for the last name Winkfield. 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 517 military records available for the last name Winkfield. For the veterans among your Winkfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winkfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Winkfield lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Winkfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Winkfield in 1954 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winkfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winkfield 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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