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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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. 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.

    This page was last modified on 25 January 2016 at 14:29.

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