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What does Wenona mean?

Wenona Pronunciation of Wenona as a girls' name is of Native American Indian derivation, and the meaning of the name Wenona is "first-born daughter". Wenona is an alternate spelling of Winona (Native American Indian): from Sioux Indian.



VARIANTS Wynonna, Wynona, Wynnona, Winonna, Winonah, Winoena, Winnona, Wenonah



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How popular is Wenona?

Wenona is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3754 out of 4276, Top 88%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Wenona was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its peak position of #1986 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Wenonah, Winona and Wynona are the prominent alternative forms of Wenona. Other forms, like Winonah, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Wenona was at its apex a century ago (MEDIAN #1320), but now, the version Winona has become somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wenona, Wenonah, Winona, Wynona in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Wenona is pronounced similarly to Anina, Annina, Annona, Anona, Anonna and Yonina. Other recommended sound-alike names are Belona, Demona, Denna, Deona, Devona, Genna, Jenina, Jenna, Jerona, Kenina, Kenna, Keona, Leeona, Lenna, Lenora, Leona, Levona, Menora, Merona, Nenna, Penina, Penna, Remona, Sedona, Senoma (see Sonoma), Teona, Venna, Verona, Wanna, Wenda, Wilona, Winola, Zenina and Zenna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Wenona.

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