Winsor Family History

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Winsor Name Meaning

English: variant of Windsor. This is the spelling used for places so named in Devon and Hampshire. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Winzer.

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

Similar surnames: Windsor, Winzer, Wiser, Winger, Winer, Minor, Winder, Winton, Winford

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Winsor Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Winsor name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Winsor. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Winsor Family Origin

Where is the Winsor family from?

Winsor Family Occupations

What did your Winsor ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Scholar and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winsor. The most common Winsor occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Winsor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Winsor family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Scholar

  • Farmer Son

  • Labourer


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

Winsor Historical Records

What Winsor family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Winsor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winsor 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Winsor. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Winsor. For the veterans among your Winsor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winsor Life Expectancy

What is the average Winsor lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Winsor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Winsor in 1941 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winsor 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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