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Winant Early Origins



The surname Winant was first found in Cornwall 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 1297 when Wynan Tirel held lands.

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Winant Spelling Variations


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Winant Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Winand, Winans, Winant, Wynands, Wignan, Wignand, Winant, Wynan, Winand and many more.

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Winant Early History


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Winant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Winant research. Another 309 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1455, 1487, 1510, 1600 and 1544 are included under the topic Early Winant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Winant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Winant Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Winant 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:

Winant Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Daniel Winant and Jacob Winant, who were both recorded in New York city in 1776

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Contemporary Notables of the name Winant (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Winant (post 1700)



  • Peter Winant, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Richmond County, 1787-88, 1789-91
  • John H. Winant, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Bergen County, 1876-77
  • John Gilbert Winant (1889-1947), American Republican politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1917-18, 1923-24
  • Donald E. Winant, American politician, Mayor of Dumont, New Jersey, 2000-02
  • Bornt P. Winant, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Richmond County, 1840
  • Scott Winant, American movie director

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Winant Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Winant Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Winant 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 26 January 2016 at 09:27.

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