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pinWhat 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.


Windsor has 2 variants: Winsor and Wyndsor.

Kreatif forms: Windbor, Windner, Windwer. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Windsor for boys. Windsor has yet to be ranked in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Wilder, Willson, Wilson, Windham, Windom, Winslow, Winston, Winter, Winwood and Woodson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Windsor.