Meaning and Origin
What does the name Winston mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- 2 people from the United States and India agree the name Winston is of English origin and means "Joyful stone".
- According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Winston is of English origin and means "Winner, winner of men, wins, victorious".
Originally only a place name, then also a family name, later also a given name in the Churchill family. Likely from Old English wine (“friend”) + stān (“stone”), or from wines (“friend's”) + tun (“town”).
- A village in County Durham.
- A male given name derived from the place name.
- A surname.