Wingo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wingo family

The surname Wingo was first found in Yorkshire 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 1379 William Winpeny when held and granted lands.

Early History of the Wingo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wingo research. Another 74 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Wingo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wingo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Winpenny, Wimpenny, Wimpory, Wimpery, Wimpeny, Wynngold and many more.

Early Notables of the Wingo family (pre 1700)

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Wingo Ranking

In the United States, the name Wingo is the 5,760th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]


United States Wingo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wingo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Enrico Wingo, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Ole Wingo, aged 33, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Serine Wingo, aged 24, who immigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Robert T. Wingo, aged 26, who settled in America, in 1894
  • R.T. Wingo, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Wingo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Jane Wingo, aged 28, who immigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Arnold Wingo, aged 22, who immigrated to America, in 1919
  • Martha L. Wingo, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1921

Contemporary Notables of the name Wingo (post 1700) +

  • Richard Allen "Rich" Wingo (b. 1956), retired American NFL football linebacker
  • Otis Theodore Wingo (1877-1930), American politician, U.S. Representative from Arkansas
  • Ivey Brown Wingo (1890-1941), American Major League Baseball catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Harthorne Nathaniel Wingo (b. 1947), retired American professional basketball player
  • Sally Ann Wingo, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2000 [2]
  • Rodney Wingo, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 [2]
  • Otis Theodore Wingo (1877-1930), American Democratic Party politician, Member of Arkansas State Senate, 1907-08; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1913-30 [2]
  • Floyd Wingo, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924 [2]
  • Elaine W. Wingo, American Republican politician, Candidate for Kentucky State House of Representatives 3rd District, 1990 [2]
  • Effiegene Locke Wingo (1883-1962), American Democratic Party politician, U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1930-33 [2]
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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