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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Winstead mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Winstead

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W is for warm hearted, it's you!

I is for innovator, always improving

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

D is for dandy, a description of you!

Notable Persons Named Winstead

Doodles Weaver was an actor, comedian, singer, and musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1936 to 1981. Doodles was given the name Winstead Sheffield Glenndenning Dixon Weaver on May 11th, 1911 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Doodles is also known as Doodles Weaver. He died on January 17th, 1983.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Winstead

Mary Elizabeth Winstead is an actress, singer, and recording artist. She has had major accomplishments since 1997. Mary was born on November 28th, 1984 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, U.S.


Lizz Winstead is a comedian, writer, radio and television personality, and blogger. She was most prominent from 1983 to 1983. Lizz was born on August 5th, 1961 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.


Charles B. Winstead was a fbi agent. He holds the title Special Agent. Charles was born on May 25th, 1891 in Sherman, Texas. He died on August 3rd, 1973.


His most notable accomplishments were from 1963 to 1965. William was born on January 6th, 1904 in Philadelphia, Mississippi. He left this life on March 14th, 1995.


Dr. was born on November 10th, 1927 in Virginia. He breathed his last breath on December 3rd, 2001.


Chuck was born in Ruston, Louisiana.


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Popularity of Winstead as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Winstead U.S.
  White 79.19% 64.26%
  African American 16.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Winstead

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

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Fun Facts about the name Winstead

  • How Popular is the name Winstead? As a last name Winstead was the 4,054th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Winstead first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Winstead is Sunday, February 14th, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Winstead? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Winstead. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Winstead: Your name in reverse order is Daetsniw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndstiawe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Winstead? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,756 people with the last name Winstead.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Winstead? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Winstead as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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