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Wynne (boy)

What does Wynne mean?

Wynne Pronunciation of Wynne [wynne] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Wynne) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Wynne is "friend". Wynne is a version of Wynn (Old English): also possibly (Welsh) "fair, white".

Associated with: old english, friend.


Wynne has 2 variants: Win and Winn.

2 more different relations via Wynn: Wyndell and Wynton.

2 feminine forms: Wynstelle and Wysandra.

Creative forms:
(male) Wynned, Wynte, ..

(female) Wynke, Wynna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wynne Malakhi (W.M.), ..

How popular is Wynne?

Wynne is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#3443 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Wynn is the only popular variation form of Wynne (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Wynne was at its highest during the years 1940-1949 (#1320). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wynne and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Wynne is pronounced similarly to Eann, Enne, Ewynn, Owynn, Wain, Wayn, Wayne, Wyn and Yann. Other suggested similar names are Benne, Byrne, Donne, Dunne, Gunne, Janne, Lonne, Renne, Ryne, Wyche, Wye and Wylie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wynne.

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