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Origins of the Winter surname

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About the Winters

We have a total number of 129460 records for people with the last name Winter.

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Alternative variations of the name Winter

Winter, Wynter, Wanter, Wynder, Winder

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Where do most Winters live?

In 1921, most Winters lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Winters

How common is your surname?

370th most common surname in the UK

We have 112,000 records for the Winter surname. The oldest one dates back to 1241.

Who were Winters most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Winter first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Winter family members

Common jobs for Winters

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Winters in 1921
Dressmaker

494

Laundress

295

General Servant Domestic

263

Domestic Servant

254

Living On Own Means

229

Common Male occupations for Winters in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

518

General Labourer

374

Farm Labourer

331

Carpenter

306

Farmer

298

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