What does Windsor mean?
Windsor [wind-sor] as a boys' 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.
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How popular is Windsor?
Windsor is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#4391 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Windsor for boys. Windsor has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Andor, Landor, Minor▼, Sandor, Vidor, Wilder▲, Willson, Wilson▼, Windham, Windom, Winslow, Winston▲, Winter, Winton, Winwood, Woodson and Wynfor. These names tend to be more frequently used than Windsor.See names in meaning and etymology.