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Wink Early Origins



The surname Wink was first found in Perthshire where they were conjecturally descended from a Saxon Thane from Wing in Rutland (near Luffenham) in England.

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Wink Spelling Variations


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Wink Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wing, Wink, Winks, Wynk, Wyng, Wyngke, Wingh and others.

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Wink Early History


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Wink Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wink research. Another 339 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1281, 1291, and 1365 are included under the topic Early Wink History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wink Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wink Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wink 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:

Wink Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Casper Wink settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1734
  • Stephen Wink settled in Philadelphia in 1768
  • Stephen Wink, who landed in Maryland in 1768

Wink Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ludwig Wink, who arrived in Texas in 1845

Wink Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Wink, aged 37, a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • Sarah Wink, aged 21, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • Emily Wink, aged 7, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874
  • Alice Wink, aged 5, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dorette" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wink (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wink (post 1700)



  • Dean Wink, American Republican politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 29th District; Elected 2010
  • Chris Wink, co-founder of Blue Man Group
  • Howard Lamar Wink, Pennsylvanian Planning Engineer, General Motors
  • Dr. Walter Wink (b. 1935), Professor emeritus at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City

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Wink Family Crest Products


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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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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    The Wink Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wink 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 12 November 2015 at 09:29.

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