Wingard History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wingard family

The surname Wingard was first found in Berkshire where we find Sarra de Winiard in the Curia Regis Rolls of 1212. Later Juliana de la Wingarde was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of 1275 and William atte Wyneard was listed in the Subsidy Rolls for Somerset in 1327. [1]

The name literally means "worker in the vineyard." [1] [2] [3]

Another source notes confirms William atte Wyneard in Somerset, 1 Edward III (in the first year of the reign of Edward III.) [4]

Early History of the Wingard family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wingard research. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1577, 1665, 1739, 1563, 1617, 1614, 1563, 1581, 1617, 1602, 1603, 1603, 1607, 1614, 1603, 1587, 1615, 1617, 1603, 1688, 1641, 1660, 1678, 1679, 1679 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Wingard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wingard Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wynyard, Wynard, Winnard, Winward, Winwood and others.

Early Notables of the Wingard family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Sir Ralph Winwood (c. 1563-1617), an English diplomat and politician, English Ambassador in France, Secretary of State and Privy Councillor from 1614 until his death. He was born about 1563 at Aynhoe in Northamptonshire, the son of Richard Winwood. His grandfather, Lewis Winwood, was at one time secretary to Charles Brandon, duke of Suffolk. His father was described in the university registers as 'plebeius.' He owned no land, and possibly was a tenant on the Aynhoe estate which belonged to Magdalen College, Oxford. On his death, before 1581, his widow Joan married John Weekes of...
Another 318 words (23 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wingard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wingard Ranking

In the United States, the name Wingard is the 5,174th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [5]


United States Wingard migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wingard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mrs. Mary Wingard, aged 54, who immigrated to America, in 1894
Wingard Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Sarah Wingard, aged 22, who landed in America from Leeds, in 1900
  • Flarr Wingard, who immigrated to the United States from Leeds, in 1900
  • Jacob Joe Wingard, aged 22, who landed in America from Leeds, in 1900
  • Ernst G. Wingard, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1919
  • Elisabeth Wingard, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Wingard (post 1700) +

  • Ernest James Wingard (1900-1977), nicknamed "Jim", American Major League Baseball pitcher who played four seasons for the St. Louis Browns (1924-1927)
  • Matt Wingard, American politician, Member of the Oregon House of Representatives (2008-2013)
  • Paul Wingard, American politician, Member of the Ohio House of Representatives (1975-1976)
  • Edgar Ramey Wingard (1878-1927), American football, basketball, and baseball coach and college athletics administrator
  • Adam Wingard (b. 1982), American film director, editor, cinematographer, and writer
  • Sheree Wingard (b. 1988), Australian netball player
  • Chad Jordan Wingard (b. 1993), Australian rules footballer
  • Corey Luke Wingard, Australian politician, Member for Mitchell in the South Australian House of Assembly (2014-)


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
  3. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  4. ^ Dickinson, F.H., Kirby's Quest for Somerset of 16th of Edward the 3rd London: Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St, Martin's Lane, 1889. Print.
  5. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm


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