Winter Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Winter Name Meaning: Derives from the Anglo-Saxon/German word 'winter' which refers to the season 'winter'

A surname that was given to farmers who had to pay their taxes in winter and farmers who had fields in the north of a village. May have also been used as a nickname to describe someone of a 'cold' or 'frostly' disposition.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Winter Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Winter family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 346
Female Servant 252
Independent 170
Male Servant 112
Labourer 111
Farmer 93
Shoe Maker 41
Carpenter 40
Weaver 33
Ag Labourer 30
Dress Maker 26
Butcher 25
Pauper 23
Mason 22
Blacksmith 21
Apprentice 20
Joiner 19
Brick Layer 18
Clerk 18
Coal Miner 18
Tailor 18
Baker 16
Mariner 16
Pupil 16
Laundress 15

Winter Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Winter 100% 76,078
2 Wynter 83% 504
3 Wenter 83% 291
4 Wintour 71% 290
5 Wanter 83% 174
6 Wintor 83% 168

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The surname Winter is the most popular version of all its varients

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