What does Winnie mean?
Winnie /win-nie/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Winnie's name origins are Welsh, Old English and Native American Indian, and Winnie means "fair and smooth; happiness; holy, blessed reconciliation; joy and peace; first-born daughter; fair, pure". Winnie is an alternate form of Guinevere (Welsh): an early variation of Jennifer. Winnie is also a form of Gwyneth (Welsh): from "gwynaeth". Winnie is also used as a form of Winifred (Welsh, Old English), Winona (Native American Indian) and Wynne (Welsh). See also Edwina.
Winnie▼ has 37 more related forms via Guinevere, Gwyneth, Winifred, Winona, Wynne: Genna, Gennie, Gennifer, Genny, Guinna, Gwennie, Gwynne, Jeni, Jennee, Jenni, Jennie▼, Jennifer▲, Jenny▼, Wendee, Wendie, Wendy▼, Wenona, Wenonah, Win, Winafred, Winefred, Winefride, Winefried, Winfreda, Winfrieda, Winne, Winnifred▼, Winnona, Winoena, Winonah, Winonna, Wyn, Wynn, Wynnifred, Wynnona, Wynona▼ and Wynonna.Kreatif forms: Wenie, Wilnie, Winie. [more]
How popular is Winnie?
Winnie is a very prominent first name for women (#699 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#17363 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Winnie for girls. Winnie reached its highest position of #183 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Edwina, Gwyneth, Jennie, Jennifer (#220 a year ago), Jenny (#822), Wendy (#782), Winifred, Winnifred, Winona and Wynona are the popular related forms of Winnie. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.4201%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1069%, down 74.6%), with forms like Jenny, Wendy, Winnifred, Winona and Wynona falling out of fashion. Jennifer (#220) is the most trendy baby name in this compilation. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Winnie and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Winnie▼ is pronounced similarly to Annie▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Binnie, Cinnie, Dinnie, Ginnie, Jinnie, Linnie▼, Minnie▼, Sinnie and Vinnie▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Winnie.