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Multiple Origins for the Surname Winger


English


Winger Early Origins



The surname Winger was first found in Durham where they held a family seat at Wingate, in the parish of Kelloe, from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Winger Spelling Variations


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Winger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wingate, Windgate, Wyngate, Wingett, Wingit and others.

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Winger Early History


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Winger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Winger research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1251, 1596, 1656, 1620, 1606, 1685, 1640 and 1648 are included under the topic Early Winger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Winger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Winger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Edmund Wingate (1596-1656), an English mathematical and legal writer, one of the first to publish in the 1620s on the principle of the...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Winger 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:

Winger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ann Winger, aged 56, landed in Pennsylvania in 1735
  • Lazerus Winger, aged 19, landed in Pennsylvania in 1735
  • Jacob Winger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754

Winger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Winger, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1862

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Contemporary Notables of the name Winger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Winger (post 1700)



  • Oscar Winger, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956
  • Jacob B. Winger, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Springfield, Missouri, 1864-66
  • Charles O. Winger, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Secretary of State of Minnesota, 1894
  • Al Winger, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1944

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Suum cuique
Motto Translation: To every man his own.


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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. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Winger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Winger 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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