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Winnie

Last Name
2k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Winnie

User Submitted Origins

English
68%
African
29%
Welsh
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Winnie means "She has won us".
  2. A submission from Indonesia says the name Winnie means "She is always there to protect everyone".
  3. According to a user from South Africa, the name Winnie is of African origin and means "He has won them".
  4. A submission from Rwanda says the name Winnie means "Love. winnie" and is of Spanish origin.
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Wiktionary

Diminutives +‎ -ie.

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Winifred or, less often, of Winona.
  2. A diminutive of the male given name Winston.

Winnie was also found in the following language(s): Danish and Tagalog

Notable Persons Named Winnie

Notable Persons Named Winnie

Winnie Harlow

Winnie was given the name Chantelle Brown-Young on July 27th, 1994 in Toronto. Winnie is also known as Chantelle Winnie.

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Winnie Mandela

Winnie Mandela is an office holder. Winnie was born on September 26th, 1936 in Bizana, Eastern Cape.

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Winnie Holzman

Winnie Holzman is a dramatist, screenwriter, television producer, and television writer. She has had major accomplishments since 1990. Winnie was born in 1954 in New York City.

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Winnie Ruth Judd

Winnie Ruth Judd is a criminal. Winnie is also known as The Trunk Murderess", The Tiger Woman", and The Blonde Butcher".

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Winnie Byanyima

Winnie Byanyima is an engineer, politician, and diplomat. She has had major accomplishments since 1981. Winnie was born on January 13th, 1959 in Mbarara, Uganda. Winnie is also known as Byanyima and Winifred.

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Winnie Ewing

Winnie Ewing is a President of the Scottish National Party and Scottish National Party. Winnie was given the name Winifred Margaret Woodburn on July 10th, 1929 in Glasgow.

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  • Winnie Hsin
    Author
  • Winnie Waldron
    Record Producer
  • Winnie Loo
  • Winnie Sun
    Financial Adviser
  • Winnie Sorgdrager
  • Winnie Nanyondo
  • Winnie van Weerdenburg
    Swimmer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Winnie

Notable Persons With the Last Name Winnie

Papa Winnie

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David Winnie

David Winnie is a soccer player for the St Mirren F.C., Aberdeen F.C., Middlesbrough F.C., Heart of Midlothian F.C., Dundee F.C., Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur, Ayr United F.C., Canberra Cosmos FC, and Scotland national under-21 football team. David was born on October 26th, 1966 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Kaburu Winnie

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Tau Winnie

Tau Winnie is an athlete for the Gelle Hills United.

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Common last names for Winnie

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Thomas
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Moore
  • Martin
  • White
  • Walker
  • Jackson
  • Lewis
  • Allen
  • Hall

Common first names for Winnie

  • William
  • Robert
  • Mary
  • James
  • Harry
  • Helen
  • Joseph
  • Donald
  • Edward

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Winnie U.S.
  White 89.25% 64.26%
  African American 1.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.88% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Winnie

People with the last name Winnie are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Winnie

  • How Popular is the name Winnie? Winnie is the 1,571st most popular name of all time. As a last name Winnie was the 17,572nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Winnie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 24,367 babies born with the first name Winnie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Winnie to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Winnie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 49 new born babies.
  • When was Winnie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Winnie is Sunday, January 3rd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Winnie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Winnie was in 1919 with a total of 541 babies.
  • Random Winnie Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Winnie ranks 91st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 119 babies in Texas have the same name in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Winnie: The name spelled backwards is Einniw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iewnin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Winnie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,600 people with the last name Winnie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Winnie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Winnie as their last name since less than 1 person in 185k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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