Origin of the name

Winkel comes from the corner of a house. From this word the name “Winkler” is the job name for the owner of a small shop.

Source: – © 2006 Brockhaus Duden Neue Medien GmbH, Mannheim


Geographical distribution in Germany

In GeoGen there are 26211 entries for this names in 439 different counties. Calculated to the entire population there are around 69896 people with this name in Germany. The name is much more often than the average. Winkler is on place 57 of the most frequent names.

Most Winklers are in the county of Mittweida (Saxonia) / Germany: 1900 phone lines per one million population. Least Winklers are found in Bitburg-Prüm county.

Source: GeoGen


Family tree

This is the list of my Winklers from the family tree. If you have any remarks, can complete missing informations or have any questions, please contact me. I am very happy to hear from you!

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