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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Winner

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Win"ner
One who wins, or gains by success in competition, contest, or gaming.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A person with a record of successes ("only winners need apply")
  2. A gambler who wins a bet
  3. The contestant who wins the contest
  1. A surname​.
  2. A ghost town in Minnesota.
  3. A city in South Dakota.

Winner was also found in the following language(s): German Low German

Notable Persons Named Winner

Winner Anacona is an influential individual. Winner was born on August 11th, 1988 in Tunja, Colombia.


winner of the world's strongest man contest. Dr. Jan Toddthumb|alt=Dr. Todd|Dr. Todd with Zydrunas Savickas is a powerlifting, historian, professor, and powerlifter. winner was given the name Janice Suffolk .


Winner Jumalon is a noteworthy person.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Winner

Michael Winner was a film director and producer, food critic, media personality, film director, film producer, celebrity, and film directorandproducer. He was most prominent from 1955 to 2012. Michael was given the name Robert Michael Winner on October 30th, 1935 in Hampstead, London, England. He left this life on January 21st, 2013.


Dana Winner is a singer. Dana was given the name Chantal Vanlee on February 10th, 1965 in Hasselt.


Langdon Winner is a thomas phelan chair and rensselaer polytechnic institute. Langdon was born on August 7th, 1944 in San Luis Obispo, California.


Andre Winner is a famed human. Andre was born on November 9th, 1985 in St. George's, Grenada.


Lauren Winner is an important person. Lauren was born in 1976.


Charley Winner is an american football player. He was most active from 1954 to 1992. Charley was born on July 2nd, 1924 in Somerville, New Jersey.


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Popularity of Winner as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Winner U.S.
  White 93.82% 64.26%
  African American 1.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.99% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Winner

People with the last name Winner are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Winner

  • How Popular is the name Winner? Winner is the 42,871st most popular name of all time. As a last name Winner was the 8,547th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Winner have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 64 babies born with the first name Winner in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Winner? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Winner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Winner is Monday, June 23rd, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Winner born? The highest recorded use of the first name Winner was in 2016 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Winner: Your name in reverse order is Renniw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rneinw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Winner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,853 people with the last name Winner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Winner? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Winner as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.