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Winks Early Origins



The surname Winks 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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Winks Spelling Variations


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Winks Spelling Variations



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

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Winks Early History


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Winks Early History



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

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Winks Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Winks Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Winks 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:

Winks Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Winks landed in Rangitikei, New Zealand in 1840
  • Johathan Winks arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Nimroud" in 1863
  • Charlotte Winks arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Nimroud" in 1863

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Contemporary Notables of the name Winks (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Winks (post 1700)



  • L. P. Winks, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1960
  • Isla Dale Brock Winks, Librarian of Lamesa, Texas

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Winks Family Crest Products


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Winks Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. 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.
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    The Winks Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Winks 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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