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Winson Family History

Winson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wynn.

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

Similar surnames: Minson, Winston, Wilson, Hanson, Swinson, Pinson, Windon, Wonson

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Where is the Winson family from?

You can see how Winson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Winson families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 35 Winson families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Winson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Winson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Winson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Winson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Winson. 88% of Winson men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Winson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Winson. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Winson. For the veterans among your Winson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Winson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Winson in 1955 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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