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Winfield

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
8k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Winfield mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Winfield

User Submitted Origins

English
75%
Chewa
13%
American
13%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Australia says the name Winfield means "Goat man" and is of Chewa origin.
  2. A user from Pennsylvania, U.S. says the name Winfield means "Idealistic".
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Notable Persons Named Winfield

Notable Persons Named Winfield

Scotty Moore

Scotty Moore is a rock and roll musician. He was most prominent from 1950 to 2007. Scotty was given the name Winfield Scott Moore III on December 27th, 1931 in United States.

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Winfield Scott

Winfield Scott is a military occupation, whig party (united states), united states presidential election, and 1852. His military service ended in 1861.

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Winfield Scott Hancock

Winfield Scott Hancock is a democratic party (united states), united states presidential election, and 1880. His military service ended in 1844.

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Scotty Mattraw

Scotty Mattraw was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1924 to 1946. Scotty was given the name Winfield Scott Mattraw on October 19th, 1880 in Evans Mills, New York. He died on November 9th, 1946.

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Winfield Scott Cunningham

Winfield Scott Cunningham is a military person. His military service ended in 1950.

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Winfield Scott Schley

Winfield Scott Schley is a military person. His military service ended in 1901.

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  • Winfield Dunn
    Governor of Tennessee
  • Winfield Sheehan
  • Fay Roope
    Actor
  • Winfield Scott Stratton
  • Winfield T. Durbin
    Governor of Indiana
  • Winfield S. Featherston
  • Winfield Scott Hammond
    Governor of Minnesota
  • Winfield Scott Edgerly
  • Winfield Adelbert Huppuch
  • Winfield W. Scott Jr.
  • Winfield Scott Kerr
  • Winfield S. Harpe
  • Winfield Forrest Prime
    Member of the
  • Winfield Scott Sims

Notable Persons With the Last Name Winfield

Notable Persons With the Last Name Winfield

Paul Winfield

Paul Winfield was an actor. He was most active from 1965 to 2004. Paul was given the name Paul Edward Winfield on May 22nd, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Paul is also known as Paul E. Winfield. He breathed his last breath on March 7th, 2004.

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Dave Winfield

Dave Winfield is a baseball player. Dave was born on October 3rd, 1951 in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Antoine Winfield

Antoine Winfield is a football player. He was most active from 1999 to 2012. Antoine was born on June 24th, 1977 in Akron, Ohio.

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Robert Eugene Winfield

Robert Eugene Winfield is an automotive designer. Robert was born Robert Eugene Winfield on June 16th, 1927 in Springfield, Missouri, US. Robert is also known as Gene.

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Jess Winfield

Jess was born on March 8th, 1961.

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Frances Winfield

Frances Winfield is a writer.

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Common last names for Winfield

  • Scott
  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Williams
  • Clark
  • Hancock
  • Moore
  • Robinson
  • Hall
  • Adams
  • Baker

Common first names for Winfield

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Robert
  • Charles
  • Joseph
  • Richard
  • Edward
  • Helen
  • Willie
  • Ruth
  • Arthur
  • Margaret
  • Alice

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Winfield U.S.
  White 43.73% 64.26%
  African American 49.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.70% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Winfield

People with the last name Winfield are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Winfield

  • How Popular is the name Winfield? Winfield is the 3,812th most popular name of all time. As a last name Winfield was the 4,318th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Winfield have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,176 babies born with the first name Winfield in the United States. That's more than enough people named Winfield to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Winfield? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 108 new born babies.
  • When was Winfield first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Winfield is Monday, March 15th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Winfield born? The highest recorded use of the first name Winfield was in 1916 with a total of 125 babies.
  • Random Winfield Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Winfield is not a popular baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Maine have the same name in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Winfield: The name spelled backwards is Dleifniw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Inliedwf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Winfield? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,230 people with the last name Winfield.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Winfield? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Winfield as their last name.
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