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Winslow

Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Winslow

User Submitted Origins

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Alaska, U.S., the name Winslow is of English origin and means "'hill belonging to Wine', Wine meaning 'friend'".
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  1. English colonial administrator who traveled to America on the Mayflower and served as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony (1595-1655)
Wiktionary

From Middle English Wynselowe, from Old English Wineshlauu, from Wines (“Wine's”, personal name) +‎ hlāw (“mound”).

  1. A town in Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.
  2. A surname​.
  3. A town in Maine, United States.
  4. A male given name transferred from the surname
  5. A town in Indiana, United States.
  6. A village in Illinois, United States.
  7. An unincorporated community in Pennsylvania, United States.
  8. A city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States.
  9. A former settlement in California, United States.
  10. A city in Arkansas, United States.
  11. A village in Nebraska, United states.
  12. An unincorporated community in Kentucky, United States.
  13. An unincorporated community in West Virginia, United States.

Notable Persons Named Winslow

Notable Persons Named Winslow

Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer was an artist in the fields of drawing, wood engraving, oil painting, and watercolor painting. Winslow was born Winslow Homer on February 24th, 1836 in Boston. He left this life on September 29th, 1910.

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Winslow Corbett

Winslow Corbett is a film and stage actress. She was most prominent from 1998 to 1998. Winslow was born as the child of Gretchen Corbett in 1979 in Portland, Oregon, U.S.

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Johari Abdul-Malik

Johari Abdul-Malik is a director of outreach. He holds the title Imam. Johari was given the name Winslow Seale in Brooklyn.

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Winslow Sargeant

Winslow Sargeant is a Chief Counsel for Advocacy and Office of Advocacy. Winslow was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Winslow T. Wheeler

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Winslow Eliot

Winslow was born on August 19th, 1956.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Winslow

Notable Persons With the Last Name Winslow

Michael Winslow

Michael Winslow is a character comedy, physical comedy, and improvisational theatre comedian. Michael was given the name Michael Leslie Winslow on September 6th, 1958 in Spokane, Washington.

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Justise Winslow

Justise Winslow is a basketball player for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 2015. Justise was born on March 26th, 1996 in Houston.

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Don Winslow

Don Winslow is a crime fiction, mystery fiction, and historical fiction novelist and screenwriter. He was most prominent from 1991 to present. Don was born on October 31st, 1953 in New York City.

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Kellen Winslow

Kellen Winslow is a football player for the San Diego Chargers. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1987. Kellen was born on November 5th, 1957 in St. Louis.

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Edward Winslow

Edward Winslow is an office holder. Edward was born in Droitwich Spa.

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Rickie Winslow

Rickie Winslow is an athlete for the Milwaukee Bucks, CB 1939 Canarias, CB Estudiantes, Pallacanestro Cantù, Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez, Basket Zaragoza 2002, Fenerbahçe Men's Basketball, Türk Telekom B.K., and Anadolu Efes S.K.His career lasted from 1987 to 2000. Rickie was born on July 26th, 1964 in Houston.

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  • Charles-Edward A. Winslow
    Bacteriologist
  • Josiah Winslow
    Governor
  • Charles Winslow
    Tennis Player
  • Kim Winslow
    Mma Referee
  • L. Forbes Winslow
  • Samuel Ellsworth Winslow
    --05- 28th Mayor of
  • John Ancrum Winslow
    Military Person
  • Carleton Winslow
  • Anna Green Winslow
  • Forbes Benignus Winslow
  • Cleveland Winslow
  • Cameron McRae Winslow
    Military Person
  • Tom Winslow
    Musician
  • Robert Emmet Winslow

Common last names for Winslow

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Allen
  • Brown
  • Hall
  • Wilson

Common first names for Winslow

  • Mary
  • John
  • William
  • Robert
  • Charles
  • George
  • James
  • Edward
  • Richard
  • Dorothy
  • Elizabeth
  • Donald
  • Ruth
  • Harry
  • Arthur
  • Thomas

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Winslow U.S.
  White 83.71% 64.26%
  African American 11.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Winslow

People with the last name Winslow are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Winslow

  • How Popular is the name Winslow? Winslow is the 7,449th most popular name of all time. As a last name Winslow was the 2,570th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Winslow have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,811 babies born with the first name Winslow in the United States. That's more than enough people named Winslow to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Winslow? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Winslow first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Winslow is Wednesday, August 2nd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Winslow born? The highest recorded use of the first name Winslow was in 2019 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Winslow Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Winslow is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Winslow: The name spelled backwards is Wolsniw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Siolwnw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Winslow? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,056 people with the last name Winslow.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Winslow? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Winslow as their last name.
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