Last name: WINFIELD

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WINFIELD : This last name is indexed 41,654 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WINFIELD : English: habitational name from Wingfield in Derbyshire Bedfordshire Suffolk and Wiltshire. The Derbyshire placename probably derives from Old English winn ‘pasture meadow’ + feld ‘open country’. The Bedfordshire placename may derive from Old English wince ‘nook corner’ + feld. The Suffolk placename may derive from the Old English personal name Wiga + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) or Old English wīg ‘idol’ + feld. The Wiltshire placename derives from the Old English personal name Wina + Old English feld.

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