Winifred

First Name
44k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name; the English form of Welsh Gwenfrewi.

Notable Persons Named Winifred

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 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 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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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 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 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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Notable Persons With the Last Name Winifred

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

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How popular is the baby name Winifred in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 92 92 0
1881 81 81 0
1882 88 83 5
1883 125 125 0
1884 146 146 0
1885 120 120 0
1886 146 146 0
1887 154 154 0
1888 176 176 0
1889 186 186 0
1890 204 204 0
1891 235 235 0
1892 213 213 0
1893 232 232 0
1894 216 216 0
1895 234 234 0
1896 212 212 0
1897 217 217 0
1898 289 289 0
1899 241 241 0
1900 307 302 5
1901 232 232 0
1902 226 226 0
1903 279 272 7
1904 252 252 0
1905 281 276 5
1906 292 287 5
1907 264 264 0
1908 281 281 0
1909 303 297 6
1910 370 370 0
1911 470 463 7
1912 672 662 10
1913 759 741 18
1914 919 904 15
1915 1,321 1,299 22
1916 1,392 1,365 27
1917 1,554 1,526 28
1918 1,640 1,593 47
1919 1,363 1,332 31
1920 1,472 1,432 40
1921 1,451 1,417 34
1922 1,462 1,428 34
1923 1,449 1,420 29
1924 1,302 1,269 33
1925 1,253 1,221 32
1926 1,143 1,111 32
1927 1,039 1,014 25
1928 982 955 27
1929 847 816 31
1930 720 699 21
1931 694 670 24
1932 595 571 24
1933 578 555 23
1934 526 510 16
1935 513 491 22
1936 484 462 22
1937 462 444 18
1938 486 471 15
1939 432 416 16
1940 401 384 17
1941 412 404 8
1942 480 457 23
1943 458 438 20
1944 322 312 10
1945 334 319 15
1946 380 371 9
1947 385 375 10
1948 314 303 11
1949 371 363 8
1950 310 297 13
1951 305 294 11
1952 288 278 10
1953 272 261 11
1954 234 223 11
1955 277 263 14
1956 269 254 15
1957 222 215 7
1958 236 223 13
1959 206 192 14
1960 169 161 8
1961 168 156 12
1962 186 171 15
1963 171 162 9
1964 141 134 7
1965 117 110 7
1966 101 96 5
1967 110 101 9
1968 84 84 0
1969 76 76 0
1970 85 85 0
1971 66 58 8
1972 55 50 5
1973 67 58 9
1974 44 44 0
1975 48 48 0
1976 23 23 0
1977 32 32 0
1978 27 27 0
1979 36 36 0
1980 28 28 0
1981 28 28 0
1982 22 22 0
1983 21 21 0
1984 24 24 0
1985 15 15 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 17 17 0
1988 23 23 0
1989 20 14 6
1990 33 33 0
1991 18 18 0
1992 26 26 0
1993 24 24 0
1994 12 12 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 17 17 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 21 21 0
2001 26 26 0
2002 21 21 0
2003 22 22 0
2004 21 21 0
2005 27 27 0
2006 27 27 0
2007 23 23 0
2008 29 29 0
2009 38 38 0
2010 22 22 0
2011 30 30 0
2012 49 49 0
2013 71 71 0
2014 100 100 0
2015 160 160 0
2016 146 146 0
2017 168 168 0

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Popularity of Winifred as a first name

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Popularity of Winifred as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Winifred

  • How Popular is the name Winifred? Winifred is the 1,084th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Winifred have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,366 babies born with the first name Winifred in the United States. That's more than enough people named Winifred to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • 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 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Winifred ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 23 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Winifred: Your name in reverse order is Derfiniw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Diewnifr. How do you pronounce that?

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