Family name origins & meanings
- German : from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names beginning with wini ‘friend’.
- Belgian (van Wing) : habitational name from Sint-Joris-Winge in the Belgian province of Brabant.
- Belgian : according to Debrabandere, it may also be variant of van (der) Winden, a habitational name from Overwinden or Neerwinden, also in Brabant.
- Swedish and Danish : ornamental name from vinge ‘wing’.