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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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See Also




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    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. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. 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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