Last Name WINSLOW

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Meaning Local: One who came from Winslow (Wine's burial mound), in Buckinghamshire. Edward Winslow traveled to America on the Mayflower and served as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony (1595-1655).
Local: From the town of Winslow, in Buckinghamshire, England.
Origin English, Lithuanian, Falkland

Rank 2,422 (2000 US census) 1,998 (1990 US census)
Count 13,713 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 85.48%, or 11722 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 10.76%, or 1476 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.49%, or 67 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.36%, or 49 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.48%, or 203 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.43%, or 196 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.


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