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Winifred

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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Winifred

User Submitted Origins

English
50%
Welsh
45%
American Samoa
5%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Winifred means "Holy".
  2. A submission from Ghana says the name Winifred means "Friend of peace" and is of English origin.
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name from Welsh; the English form of Welsh Gwenfrewi.

Notable Persons Named Winifred

Notable Persons Named Winifred

Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset is an actor and actress. She was most active from 1965 to present. Jacqueline was given the name Winifred Jacqueline Fraser Bisset on September 13th, 1944 in Weybridge, Surrey, England.

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Mary Beard

Mary Beard is a classical scholar. Mary was given the name Winifred Mary Beard on January 1st, 1955 in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England.

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Natacha Rambova

Natacha Rambova was a costume and set designer, artistic director, screenwriter, producer, actress, fashion designer, costume designer, and scenic design. Natacha was given the name Winifred Kimball Shaughnessy on January 19th, 1897 in Salt Lake City. Natacha is also known as Natasha Rambova. She died on June 5th, 1966.

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Freda Dudley Ward

She holds the title Marquesa de Casa Maury. Freda was given the name Winifred May Birkin on July 28th, 1894. Freda is also known as Freda Birkin. She left this life on March 16th, 1983.

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Winifred Mitchell Baker

Winifred Mitchell Baker is an executive chairwoman, mozilla foundation, mozilla corporation, and mozilla foundationandmozilla corporation. Winifred was born Winifred Mitchell Baker in 1959 in Berkeley, California, U.S.

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Winifred Atwell

Winifred Atwell was a boogie-woogie, ragtime, and classical musician. She was most prominent from 1946 to 1980. Winifred was given the name Una Winifred Atwell on February 27th, 1914 in Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago. She died on February 28th, 1983.

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  • Winifred Holtby
    Writer
  • Winifred Margaret Knights
  • Winifred Phillips
    Composer
  • June Lang
    Actress
  • Sunset Carson
    Actor
  • Winifred Ashton
  • Hetty King
    Music Hall Male Impersonator
  • Winifred Carney
  • Wynne Gibson
    Actress
  • Wini Shaw
    Actress
  • Winifred Westover
  • Winifred Bryson
    Actor
  • Winifred Claire Stanley
  • Winifred Bonfils

Notable Persons With the Last Name Winifred

Notable Persons With the Last Name Winifred

Ndidi Winifred

Ndidi was born on September 22nd, 1988 in Asaba, Nigeria.

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Fun Facts about the name Winifred

  • How Popular is the name Winifred? Winifred is the 1,107th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Winifred have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,713 babies born with the first name Winifred in the United States. That's more than enough people named Winifred to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Winifred? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 92 new born babies.
  • When was Winifred first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Winifred is Sunday, June 7th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Winifred born? The highest recorded use of the first name Winifred was in 1918 with a total of 1,593 babies. That's a lot of babies named Winifred!
  • Random Winifred Factoid: According to the 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Winifred ranks 45th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 21 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1933.
  • Weird things about the name Winifred: The name spelled backwards is Derfiniw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nwfdeiir. How do you pronounce that?
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