Meaning and name origin
Winnifred \wi-nnif-red, winn(i)-fred\ as a girl's name is of Welsh and Old English origin, and the meaning of Winnifred is "holy, blessed reconciliation; joy and peace". Winnifred is a variant of Winifred (Welsh, Old English): winifred, a martyred Welsh princess, is traditionally called the patron saint of virgins.
Winnifred is a very popular first name for females (#1456 out of 4276, Top 34%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Winnifred for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Winnifred and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Winifred and Winnifred. (2014 statistics).