What does Winnie mean?
Winnie /win-nie/ as a name for girls. Winnie's name origins are Welsh and Native American Indian, and Winnie means "fair and smooth; white, fair; holy, blessed reconciliation; joy and peace; first-born daughter; fair, pure". Winnie is an alternate form of Guinevere (Welsh). Winnie is also a form of Gwyneth (Welsh): from the Welsh district name Gwynedd. Winnie is also used as a form of Winifred (Welsh, Old English), Winona (Native American Indian) and Wynne (Welsh). See also Edwina.
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. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Edwina, Gwyneth, Jennie, Winifred, Winnifred and Winona are the popular related forms of Winnie. These relations of Winnie were at the top of their popularity during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.567%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with forms like Jennie, Winifred, Winnie, Winnifred and Winona falling out of fashion. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Winnie and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Winnie▼ is pronounced similarly to Aina, Ainah, Anais, Ania, Anna, Annah, Annais, Anni, Annie▼, Anny, Eanna, Einaye, Eionia, Ennya, Ianna, Ionia, Ionie, Iynaia, Oni, Onie▼, Unna, Wahnna, Wanna, Yanna and Yionna. Other suggested similar baby names are Bennie▼, Binnie, Bonnie▼, Bunnie, Cindie, Cinnie, Connie▼, Cynnie, Dennie, Dinnie, Donnie▼, Fannie▼, Gingie, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Hannie, Hennie, Jannie▼, Jinnee, Jinni, Jinnie, Jonnie▼, Kinnsie, Kinsie, Kinzie, Konnie, Lannie, Lindie, Linnae, Linnie▼, Linsie, Lonnie▼, Mindie, Minne, Minnee, Minnie▼, Monnie, Nannie▼, Nonnie, Pennie▼, Rennie, Ronnie▼, Sannie, Sidnie, Sindie, Sinnie, Sivnie, Sonnie, Sunnie, Tinie, Vannie, Vinni, Vinnie▼, Vonnie, Wandie, Whitnie, Willie▼, Wyn, Wyome, Wyomia, Wyomie, Zannie and Zinnia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Winnie.