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Wint Name Meaning

ethnic name for a Wend, from Middle Dutch Wi(e)nt (see Wendt). possibly also a nickname for someone who rushed around a lot, from Middle Dutch wint ‘wind’. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Wind, Want, Vint, Kint, Lint, Witt, Pint, Wigg, Win, Wing

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Where is the Wint family from?

You can see how Wint families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wint family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wint families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 6 Wint families living in Quebec. This was about 40% of all the recorded Wint's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Wint families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wint surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wint ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wint. 38% of Wint men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Wint women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wint were Clerk and Maid.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Cashier
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Wint. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wint 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wint. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Wint. For the veterans among your Wint ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wint lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wint life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wint in 1954 was 31, and 66 in 2004.

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