Wynn name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wynn

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  1. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Wynn means "Friend" and is of Irish origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Wynn
A kind of timber truck, or carriage.

Old English ƿynn (“joy, pleasure”), from Proto-Germanic *wunjō, from Proto-Indo-European *wn-yeH₂, derived from *wen- ("desire").

  1. A letter of the Old English alphabet, borrowed from the futhark and used to represent the sound of w; replaced in Middle English times by the digraph uu, which later developed into the letter w.

    wynn was also found in the following language(s): Old English

    Notable Persons Named Wynn

    Notable Persons Named Wynn

    Wynn Everett

    Wynn Everett is an actress. She was most active from 2004 to 2004. Wynn was born on October 26th, 1978 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

    Wynn Stewart

    Wynn Stewart was a country music and bakersfield sound singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His career lasted from 1954 to 1954. Wynn was given the name Winford Lindsey Stewart on June 7th, 1934. Wynn is also known as Wynn Stewart. He breathed his last breath on July 17th, 1985.

    Wynn Bullock

    Wynn Bullock was an artist in the field of photographer. Wynn was born on April 18th, 1902 in Chicago. He breathed his last breath on November 16th, 1975.

    Wynn Varble

    Wynn Varble is a country music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1982. Wynn was born Wynn Varble in Ellenwood, Georgia.

    Wynn Handman

    Wynn Handman is a teacher, director, and producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1949. Wynn was born on May 19th, 1922 in New York City.

    Wynn Chamberlain

    Wynn was born in 1928. He breathed his last breath on November 27th, 2014.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Wynn

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Wynn

    Steve Wynn

    Steve Wynn is a ceo of wynn resorts limited, chief executive officer, and ceoofwynn resorts limited. Steve was given the name Stephen Alan Weinberg on January 27th, 1942 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

    Keenan Wynn

    Keenan Wynn was an actor. He was most active from 1934 to 1934. Keenan was given the name Francis Xavier Aloysius James Jeremiah Keenan Wynn on July 27th, 1916 in New York City, New York, U.S. He died on October 14th, 1986.

    Ed Wynn

    Ed Wynn was a comedian. Ed was given the name Isaiah Edwin Leopold on November 9th, 1886 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. He died on June 19th, 1966.

    Robert E. Wynn Jr

    His military service ended in 1945.

    Benjamin Wynn

    Benjamin Wynn is an electronic music, hip hop music, classical music, and world music composer, record producer, sound design, and disc jockey. He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Benjamin is also known as Deru.

    May Wynn

    May was born on January 8th, 1930 in New York City. May is also known as Donna Lee Hickey.

    • Early Wynn
      Baseball Player
    • Khari Wynn
    • Jimmy Wynn
      Baseball Player
    • Albert Wynn
      Member of the Maryland State Senate
    • Karen Wynn
    • Shane Wynn
      Football Player
    • Will Wynn
      Mayor of Austin
    • Nan Wynn
    • Renaldo Wynn
      Football Player
    • Mary Wynn
    • Edward Wynn
    • Robert Wynn
    • Jeff Wynn
    • Michael H. Wynn

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Wynn U.S.
      White 54.24% 64.26%
      African American 39.05% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.12% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 1.03% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.47% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.10% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Wynn

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

    Entire United States

    Fun Facts about the name Wynn

  1. How Popular is the name Wynn? Wynn is the 5,267th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wynn was the 1,203rd most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Wynn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,107 babies born with the first name Wynn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wynn to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Wynn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Wynn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wynn is Sunday, July 1st, 1877.
  5. What year had the most people named Wynn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wynn was in 2019 with a total of 72 babies.
  6. Random Wynn Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wynn is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name in 2007.
  7. Weird things about the name Wynn: The name spelled backwards is Nnyw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nynw. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Wynn? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 29,417 people with the last name Wynn.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wynn? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Wynn as their last name.
  10. Wynn name meaning

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