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Meaning and name origin

Winifred \wi-nif-red, win(i)-fred\ as a girl's name is pronounced WIN-a-fred. It is of Welsh and Old English origin, and the meaning of Winifred is "holy, blessed reconciliation; joy and peace". Winifred, a martyred Welsh princess, is traditionally called the patron saint of virgins.

Winifred has 21 variant forms: Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Fredi, Fredy, Wina, Winafred, Winefred, Winefride, Winefried, Winfreda, Winfrieda, Winifryd, Winne, Winnie, Winnifred, Wynafred, Wynifred, Wynn, Wynne and Wynnifred.

For more information, see also related girl names Freda and Wynell.


Popularity

Winifred is a very popular first name for females (#499 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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