What does Winifred mean?
Winifred /wi-ni-fred/ as a girls' 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 variants: Fred, Freddie▼, Freddy, Fredi, Fredy, Wina, Winafred, Winefred, Winefride, Winefried, Winfreda, Winfrieda, Winifryd, Winne, Winnie▼, Winnifred▼, Wynafred, Wynifred, Wynn, Wynne and Wynnifred.Kreatif forms:
(female) Wanifred, Wilnifred, ..
(male) Winiford, Winike, ..
How popular is Winifred?
Winifred is a very popular first name for females (#499 out of 4276, Top 12%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Winifred for girls. Winifred reached its top rank of #158 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is presently at #1995. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Winifred and related names. Winnie (#1417 the previous year), Wynell, Winnifred, Freda, Fred and Freddie are the popular variation forms of Winifred (#1995 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Winifred was common a century ago (usage of 0.3%) and is now significantly reduced, with versions such as Winnifred falling out of fashion.