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Wynn (girl)

What does Wynn mean?

Wynn Pronunciation of Wynn [wynn] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Wynn) is a Welsh name, and the name Wynn means "holy, blessed reconciliation; joy and peace; fair, pure". Wynn is a variant form of Winifred (Welsh, Old English): winifred, a martyred Welsh princess. Wynn is also a form of Wynne (Welsh).

Associated with: blessed, joy, peace, fair (beautiful), pure (virgin).


Wynn has 3 variants: Win, Winne and Wyn.

3 more related forms via Winifred, Wynne: Wina, Winnie and Winny.

Creative forms:
(female) Wann, Wyna, ..

(male) Wyer, Wynnt, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wynn Kyndal (W.K.), ..

How popular is Wynn?

Wynn is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1142 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Wynn (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Winnie (#1188 via latest list) and Winifred (#1467). Other variants, like Win, are seldom used. These forms of Wynn were popular as baby names a century ago (adoption of 0.15%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.01%, down 91%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Wynn is alike in pronunciation to Aine, Anh, Ann, Anne, Ayn, Ione and Yann. Other recommended names are Brynn, Dyann, Elynn, Erynn, Glynn, Gwynn, Jann, Jenn, Linn, Lynn, Nann, Ryann, Rynn, Wanna, Wren, Wynnie and Wynona. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wynn.

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