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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 3 variants: Wina, Winny and Wynnie.

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Winnie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Winnie outside U.S.

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Winnie, Edwina, Gwyneth, Jennie, Jennifer in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jenny, Wendy, Winifred, Winnifred, Winona, Wynona in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jennifer, Jenny outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.