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.
(male) Winder, Windson, ..
(female) Windda, Winddra, .. Middle name pairings:
Windsor Blaise (W.B.), ..
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)
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.