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Winship Surname Origin
Probably the same as Wineshop. Saxon, Win, German Wein, and Sceapian, Saxon, to make, furnish; a maker or vender of wine.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Winship Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Winship family history than the origin of your surname:
A Winship Family History Thought:
A family tree can wither if nobody tends its roots .