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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. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. 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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