Last name: WINDLE

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All you have to know about the last name WINDLE

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WINDLE : This last name is indexed 24,047 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WINDLE : 1: English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Windhill in Shipley (Yorkshire) or Windle (Lancashire) but in southeastern England from Windhill (Kent). The placenames derive from Middle English wind ‘wind’ + hille ‘hill’ (Old English wind + hyll). The surname may occasionally also be topographic for a person who lived at or near a wind-swept hill.2: Americanized form of German Windl or Windel (see Windels) and also of Wendel.

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