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Winski Name Meaning

Polish (Wiński): possibly a habitational name for someone from Wino (now Winna) in Greater Poland Voivodeship or Winna village in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship and in Grodno district in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Iwinski, Rowinski, Bilski, Cywinski, Wisinski, Lonski, Iwanski

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Where is the Winski family from?

You can see how Winski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Winski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Winski families living in Wisconsin. This was about 50% of all the recorded Winski's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Winski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Winski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Winski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Winski. 27% of Winski men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Winski women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winski were Machinist and Nurse. .

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Machine Opperator
    20%
  • Assembler
    20%
  • Nurse
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Winski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winski 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 334 immigration records available for the last name Winski. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 416 military records available for the last name Winski. For the veterans among your Winski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winski lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Winski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Winski in 1954 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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