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What does Winthrop mean?

Winthrop Pronunciation of Winthrop [winthrop] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Winthrop is "friend's village". Place name. John Winthrop was the Puritan governor of Massachusetts in America.

Associated with: old english, friend, puritan.


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How popular is Winthrop?

Winthrop is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#30352 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Winthrop reached its highest position of #1265 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Winthrop name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bishop, Lathrop, Northrop, Wilton, Windham, Windom, Windsor, Winslow, Winsor, Winston, Winter, Winters, Winton, Winwood, Wistar, Wister and Wynton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Winthrop.

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