Winnick Family History
Winnick Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the three places called Winwick in Huntingdonshire Lancashire and Northamptonshire. The Huntingdonshire and Northamptonshire placenames derive from the Old English personal name Wina + Old English wīc ‘dwelling specialized farmstead’. The Lancashire placename derives from an Old English personal name Wineca + Old English wīc. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Winnik an occupational name for a wine seller from Polish wino ‘wine’ + the agent suffix -nik.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press