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What does Winonah mean?

Winonah Pronunciation of Winonah [winon-ah] as a girls' name is a Native American Indian name, and the name Winonah means "first-born daughter". Winonah is a version of Winona (Native American Indian): from Sioux Indian.


VARIANTS Wynonna, Wynona, Wynnona, Winonna, Winoena, Winnona, Wenonah, Wenona


(female) Winonwy, Wynonah, ..

(male) Winoner, Winont, ..

Winonah Laina (W.L.), ..

How popular is Winonah?

Winonah is an unusual first name for females. Winonah is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Winonah (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Winnie (#1188 VIA LATEST LIST), Wynona, Winona, Wenona and Wenonah. Usage of these forms of Winonah was common among parents in the 1890s (AVERAGE #1367) and is now much diminished, with forms such as Winona falling out of fashion. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wenona, Wenonah, Winnie, Winona, Wynona in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Winonah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Winonah is pronounced similarly to Annona, Anona and Yoninah. Other suggested similar names are Agnolah, Ainah, Annah, Anorah, Binah, Dannah, Demonah, Diannah, Dimonah, Dinah, Dinorah, Haninah, Hannah, Honorah, Idonah (see Idona), Jannah, Janoah, Jennah, Kennah, Kionah, Lannah, Lenorah, Liannah, Linah, Menorah, Monah, Nonah, Nonnah, Oonah, Peninah, Rinah, Rionnah, Sannah, Sedonah, Shimonah, Shonah, Sydonah (see Sidonia), Tinah, Wandah (see Wanda), Wanna, Wilna, Wilona, Wilone, Wina, Winne, Winny, Winola, Wintar, Yonah and Ziporah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Winonah.

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