Winn Family History

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Winn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wynn. Variant of Welsh Gwynn.

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


Similar surnames: Win, Wine, Wynn, Gwinn, Winne, Wion, Wing, Dinn, Linn, Wind

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Winn Family Origin

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Winn Family Occupations

What did your Winn ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Winn. 54% of Winn men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Winn women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winn were Framer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    54%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Framer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Income
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%

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

Winn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 177,000 census records available for the last name Winn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winn 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Winn. 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 32,000 military records available for the last name Winn. For the veterans among your Winn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winn Life Expectancy

What is the average Winn lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Winn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Winn in 1943 was 27, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winn 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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