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The Winningham surname is generally thought to be a habitational name taken on from a place name, such as from Winnington, an area of the town of Northwich in Cheshire, or Winningham, a now lost place in from East Yorkshire.

Winningham Early Origins



The surname Winningham was first found in Cheshire where the family is "an ancient family of 'that seed-plot of gentry,' Cheshire. The paternal name was De Croxton, but in the reign of Edward I., Robert son of Lidulfus de Croxton, marrying the heiress of Winnington of Winnington, took the surname of his wife's family. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
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Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
"Winnington Hall, anciently the seat of the Winningtons" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
is located in the township of Winnington. Winnington is also a township, in the parish of Muckleston in Staffordshire but we must look to Cheshire for the family's origin.

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Winningham Spelling Variations


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Winningham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Winnington, Winington, Winninton, Wininton and others.

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Winningham Early History


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Winningham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Winningham research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1672, 1634, 1700, 1674, 1679, 1666, 1736, 1694, 1707, 1669, 1725, 1708, 1725, 1714 and 1725 are included under the topic Early Winningham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Winningham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Winningham Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir Francis Winnington, (1634-1700), English lawyer and politician, Solicitor General for England and Wales (1674-1679); and his son, Salwey Winnington (1666-1736), of Stanford Court...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Winningham 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:

Winningham Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mr. Theodore Winningham, aged 55, who arrived in America from Kansas City, Missouri, in 1906
  • Mrs. Theodore Winningham, aged 44, who arrived in America from Kansas City, Missouri, in 1906
  • Theadore Winningham, aged 60, who arrived in America, in 1911
  • Charles Winningham, aged 36, who arrived in America from Detroit, Michigan, in 1913
  • Edna Winningham, aged 34, who arrived in America from Detroit, Michigan, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Winningham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Winningham (post 1700)



  • Dr. Robert Winningham, American Professor of Psychology at Western Oregon Univeristy
  • Herman Son Winningham (b. 1961), American former Major League Baseball player from Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Guy Winningham (b. 1898), American Democrat politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Pulaski County, 1939-40
  • Mary Megan "Mare" Winningham (b. 1959), American two-time Emmy Award winning, eight-time Emmy Award nominated actress

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
  3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. 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. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. ...

The Winningham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Winningham 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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