What does Winnie mean?
Winnie [win-nie] as a name for girls is a Welsh and Native American Indian name, 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.
(female) Winie, Winney, ..
(male) Winna, Winwy, ..
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. Demographics)
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, and is at #1188 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Edwina, Gennie, Guinevere (#1336 a year ago), Gwyneth (#1091), Jenni, Jennie, Wendie, Winifred (#1467), Winnifred and Winona are the popular related forms of Winnie (#1188 a year ago). These relations of Winnie were at the top of their popularity a century ago (usage of 0.66%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.03%, down 95.4%), with forms like Jennie becoming less fashionable.
Winnie▼ is pronounced similarly to Anni, Annie▼, Einaye, Eionia, Ionie, Onie▼ and Wanna. Other suggested similar 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 (see Sivney), Sonnie, Sunnie, Tinie, Vannie, Vinni, Vinnie▼, Vonnie, Wandie, Whitnie (see Whitney), Willie▼, Wyomie, Zannie and Zinnia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Winnie.See names in meaning and etymology.