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Meaning and name origin

Windsor \wi-nd-sor, win-dsor\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Windsor is "riverbank with a winch". Place name. Name of the town and castle in England, and also the surname of the British royal family. It was originally Wettin before 1917, but during World War I, a staunch English name was adopted as it seemed more patriotic against Germany. Also the name of a style of tying a necktie, invented by the Duke of Windsor, who was a great dandy.


Windsor has 2 variant forms: Winsor and Wyndsor.


Windsor is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4838 out of 88799, Top 5%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Windsor for boys. Windsor has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Windsor name in U.S.

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