Meaning and name origin
Winnie \wi(n)-nie\ as a girl's name is of Welsh, Old English and Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Winnie is "fair and smooth; happiness; holy, blessed reconciliation; joy and peace; first-born daughter; fair, pure". Winnie is a variant of Guinevere (Welsh): an early form of Jennifer. Also a variant of Gwyneth (Welsh): from "gwynaeth". Winnie is also used as a variant of Winifred (Welsh, Old English). and Winona (Native American Indian)., Wynne (Welsh). See also Edwina.
Winnie is a very popular first name for females (#699 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#17920 out of 88799, Top 20%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Winnie for girls. Winnie reached its highest rank of #183 in the U.S. in 1890-1899 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Winnie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Winona, Winnie, Winifred, Gwyneth and Edwina. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Winnie▼ is also pronounced similarly to Annie▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Binnie, Cinnie, Dinnie, Ginnie, Jinnie, Linnie▼, Minnie▼, Sinnie, Vinnie▼ and Winne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Winnie.