What does Wenonah mean?
Wenonah [wenon-ah] as a girls' name is a Native American Indian name, and the name Wenonah means "first-born daughter". Wenonah is an alternate spelling of Winona (Native American Indian): from Sioux Indian.
(female) Wenonna, Wenonwy, ..
(male) Wenonn, Wenonte, .. Middle name pairings:
Wenonah Waverly (W.W.), ..
How popular is Wenonah?
Wenonah is an unusual first name for women. Wenonah is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Wenonah entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1944 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Wenonah are Wenona, Winona and Wynona. Usage of these forms of Wenonah was well-received among parents 95 years ago (adoption of 0.02%), but now, the form Winona has become less trendy.
Wenonah is alike in pronunciation to Annona, Anona and Yoninah. Other suggested similar names are Agnolah, Annah, Anorah, Brennah, Dannah, Deborah▼, Demonah, Denah, Devorah, Dimonah, Dinorah, Haninah, Hannah▼, Hermonah (see Chermona), Honorah, Idonah (see Idona), Jannah, Janoah, Jeminah, Jennah, Kendrah, Kennah, Kionah, Lannah, Leanah, Leannah, Leenah, Lenah, Lenorah, Leorah, Medorah, Menorah, Monah, Neenah, Neomah, Nonah, Nonnah, Oonah, Peninah, Reannah, Sannah, Sebinah, Sedonah, Serenah, Serinah, Shonah, Sydonah (see Sidonia), Wandah (see Wanda), Wanna, Wenda, Wilona, Winola and Yonah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wenonah.See names in meaning and etymology.