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What does Winny mean?

Winny Pronunciation of Winny [win-ny] as a girls' name has its root in Welsh, and the name Winny means "fair and smooth; white, fair; fair, pure". Winny is an alternate form of Guinevere (Welsh). Winny is also a derivative of Gwyneth (Welsh): from the Welsh district name Gwynedd. Winny is also used as a variation of Wynne (Welsh).

Associated with: fair (beautiful), smooth (gentle), white, pure (virgin).


Winny has 2 variants: Winnie and Wynnie.

11 more related forms via Guinevere, Gwyneth, Wynne: Genna, Genny, Guinna, Gwenny, Jenni, Jenny, Wendy, Win, Winne, Wyn and Wynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Winna, Winy, ..

(male) Winer, Winte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Winny Vera (W.V.), ..

How popular is Winny?

Winny is a rare given name for women. Winny is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Winny (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Genna, Guinevere (#1336 via latest list), Gwyneth (#1091), Jenni, Jenny (#968), Wendy (#936) and Winnie (#1188). Other variants, like Winne, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Winny reached its peak 5 decades ago (median #1294) and is now significantly diminished (#1359, down 93.1%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genna, Guinevere, Gwyneth, Jenni, Jenny in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wendy, Winnie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenny outside U.S.

Similar Names

Winny is alike in pronunciation to Aina, Ainah, Anna, Anni, Anny, Eanna, Einaye, Ennya, Ianna, Unna, Wahnna, Wanna, Wina, Yanna and Yionna. Other recommended names are Benny, Binny, Blinny, Bonny, Bunny, Cinny, Conny, Danny, Denny, Dinny, Donny, Fanny, Ginny, Hanny, Janny, Jinny, Konny, Lanny, Minny, Nanny, Penny, Renny, Ronny, Sanny, Signy, Sinny, Sunny, Tiny, Vinny, Wandy, Whitny (see Whitney), Willy, Wilna, Windy and Winona. These names tend to be more commonly used than Winny.

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