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Multiple Origins for the Surname Winner



Winner Early Origins



The surname Winner was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in West Flanders, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Winner Spelling Variations


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Winner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wanner, Waner, Wanler, Wenner, Wanen, Wanern, Wönner, Weiner, Wienner, Wonnen, Winner, Weynner, Wuynner, Weynen, Wansen, Wenser, Wannamaker and many more.

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Winner Early History


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Winner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Winner research. Another 220 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1596 is included under the topic Early Winner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Winner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Winner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Winner 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:

Winner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Catharina Christina Winner, who came to New York in 1709

Winner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Franz Winner, who settled in America in 1834
  • Heinrich Winner, who arrived in America in 1836

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Contemporary Notables of the name Winner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Winner (post 1700)



  • Thomas D. Winner, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Atlantic County, 1853; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854
  • Thomas A. Winner, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Secretary of State of West Virginia, 1972
  • Samuel Winner, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964
  • Herman Winner, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1950
  • George H. Winner Jr. (b. 1949), American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly, 1979-2001; Member of New York State Senate 53rd District; Elected 2004; Elected unopposed 2006; Elected 2008
  • Fred M. Winner (1912-2003), American politician, U.S. District Judge for Colorado, 1970-82
  • Alvin C. Winner, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Hatboro, Pennsylvania, 1935-45

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See Also


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. 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.
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Winner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Winner 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.

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