Wenona name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wenona

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Native American

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun We*no"na
A sand snake (Charina plumbea) of Western North America, of the family Erycidæ.
  1. A female given name, variant of Winona.

Fun Facts about the name Wenona

  • How Popular is the name Wenona? Wenona is the 9,890th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Wenona have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,158 babies born with the first name Wenona in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wenona to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wenona? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Wenona first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wenona is Wednesday, June 4th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Wenona born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wenona was in 1975 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Wenona Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wenona is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Michigan have the same name in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Wenona: The name spelled backwards is Anonew. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eaownn. How do you pronounce that?
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