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Winbush Early Origins



The surname Winbush was first found in Essex, at Wimbish, an ancient Anglo-Saxon village and civil parish within Uttlesford that dates back to c. 1040 when it was listed as Winebisc and Wimbisc. By the time of the Domesday Book of 1086, the village was known and listed as Wimbeis and possibly meant "bushy copse of a man called Wine," from the Old English personal name + "bysce." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Winbush Spelling Variations


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Winbush Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wimbishe, Wymbishe, Wimbyshe, Wymbyshe, Wimbush, Wimbish, Winbush, Winbisse, Winbiss, Wimbis and many more.

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Winbush Early History


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Winbush Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Winbush research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600 and 1190 are included under the topic Early Winbush History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Winbush Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Winbush Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Winbush 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:

Winbush Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph S. Winbush, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lorraine" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Winbush (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Winbush (post 1700)



  • Troy Winbush (b. 1970), American actor
  • Raymond Arnold Winbush (b. 1948), aka Tikari Bioko, an American-African scholar and activist
  • Nelson W. Winbush (b. 1929), African-American educator and retired assistant principal, one of the few African-American members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans
  • Camille Winbush (b. 1990), American television actress, comedian and recording artist
  • Angela Lisa Winbush (b. 1955), American R&B/soul singer-songwriter, member of the 1980s R&B duo René & Angela; she has sold over ten million albums and singles worldwide

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Winbush Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Winbush Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Winbush 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 18 September 2017 at 08:01.

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