What does Winnifred mean?
Winnifred /win-ni-fred/ as a name for girls. Winnifred means "holy, blessed reconciliation; joy and peace". Winnifred is a version of Winifred (Welsh, Old English): winifred, a martyred Welsh princess.
How popular is Winnifred?
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. in the 1880s, 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 and Winifred are the popular related forms of Winnifred. Other forms, like Winfreda, are uncommon. These forms of Winnifred were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.72%) and have become much less conventional since, with the forms Winifred, Winnie and Winnifred becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)