What does Winnifred mean?
Winnifred \wi-nnif-red, winn(i)-fred\ as a name for girls is of Welsh and Old English origin, and Winnifred means "holy, blessed reconciliation; joy and peace". Winnifred is a derivative of Winifred (Welsh, Old English): winifred, a martyred Welsh princess. A moderately rare given name.
Winnifred▼ has 17 more different forms via Winifred: Fred▼, Freddie▼, Freddy, Fredi, Fredy, Wina, Winafred, Winefred, Winefride, Winefried, Winfreda, Winfrieda, Winne, Winnie▼, Wynafred, Wynn and Wynne.
Winnifred is a very prominent first name for females (#1456 out of 4276, Top 34%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Winnifred for girls. Winnifred reached its peak rank of #495 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Winnifred and corresponding names. Winnie, Winifred, Freddie and Fred are the popular related forms of Winnifred. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and have become much less widespread since, with the forms Winnifred, Winnie, Winifred, Freddie and Fred falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)