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Whineray Early Origins



The surname Whineray was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1568 Elizabeth Whinnery when the held lands.

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Whineray Spelling Variations


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Whineray Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Whinnerah, Whineray, Whinray, Winnery, Winnerey, Whinerall, Winery, Winneray, Winner, Winrow, Winroe, Whinrow, Whinrawe, Wyynrowe, Whinray, Winneray and many more.

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Whineray Early History


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Whineray Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whineray research. Another 264 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Whineray History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whineray Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whineray Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Whineray Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Whineray Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edward Ludlow Whineray, aged 7, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1903
  • James Whineray, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1903
  • William Whineray, aged 43, who landed in America from Liverpool, England, in 1909
  • William E. Whineray, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States from Neston, England, in 1912
  • William Edward Whineray, aged 53, who settled in America from Neston, England, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whineray (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whineray (post 1700)



  • Sir Wilson James Whineray KNZM, OBE (1935-2012), New Zealand business executive and the longest-serving captain of the All Blacks

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Whineray Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whineray Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 22 October 2012 at 15:14.

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