Family name origins & meanings
- Dutch : occupational name for an agricultural worker, Middle Low German winne ‘peasant’.
- English : variant spelling ofWynn.
- Pieter Winne (1609–c.1690) was born in Ghent, Flanders, and brought his family to New Netherland in about 1653, where he became a prominent fur trader. He and his wife Tannetje had at least twelve children.