Winnie

First Name
24k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
2k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Winnie

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Winnie is of African origin and means "He has won them".
Other origins: English and Danish

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Wiktionary
  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

Notable Persons Named Winnie

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

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

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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 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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Notable Persons With the Last Name Winnie

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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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Tau Winnie is an athlete for the Gelle Hills United.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 49 49 0
1881 84 84 0
1882 74 74 0
1883 67 62 5
1884 99 92 7
1885 80 80 0
1886 134 129 5
1887 114 114 0
1888 143 143 0
1889 162 162 0
1890 166 166 0
1891 202 202 0
1892 223 218 5
1893 220 214 6
1894 202 202 0
1895 196 196 0
1896 205 205 0
1897 155 155 0
1898 311 304 7
1899 270 264 6
1900 271 271 0
1901 218 218 0
1902 221 221 0
1903 208 208 0
1904 203 203 0
1905 207 207 0
1906 211 211 0
1907 240 235 5
1908 197 197 0
1909 225 225 0
1910 248 248 0
1911 237 237 0
1912 277 277 0
1913 328 328 0
1914 391 383 8
1915 459 459 0
1916 484 477 7
1917 511 511 0
1918 513 504 9
1919 550 541 9
1920 500 490 10
1921 469 458 11
1922 470 462 8
1923 468 459 9
1924 505 497 8
1925 408 401 7
1926 446 437 9
1927 405 405 0
1928 377 364 13
1929 325 320 5
1930 303 297 6
1931 348 348 0
1932 334 328 6
1933 362 355 7
1934 306 306 0
1935 352 346 6
1936 263 263 0
1937 261 254 7
1938 223 223 0
1939 257 252 5
1940 256 247 9
1941 249 241 8
1942 246 241 5
1943 215 210 5
1944 185 185 0
1945 195 195 0
1946 186 186 0
1947 179 179 0
1948 158 153 5
1949 140 140 0
1950 130 130 0
1951 142 142 0
1952 112 112 0
1953 103 103 0
1954 103 103 0
1955 97 97 0
1956 99 99 0
1957 115 115 0
1958 73 73 0
1959 73 73 0
1960 73 73 0
1961 83 83 0
1962 83 83 0
1963 57 57 0
1964 53 53 0
1965 57 57 0
1966 39 39 0
1967 48 48 0
1968 40 40 0
1969 41 41 0
1970 40 40 0
1971 47 47 0
1972 42 42 0
1973 42 42 0
1974 46 46 0
1975 41 41 0
1976 43 43 0
1977 40 40 0
1978 44 44 0
1979 36 36 0
1980 41 41 0
1981 28 28 0
1982 34 34 0
1983 31 31 0
1984 47 47 0
1985 32 32 0
1986 39 39 0
1987 46 46 0
1988 61 61 0
1989 65 65 0
1990 65 65 0
1991 63 63 0
1992 52 52 0
1993 63 63 0
1994 47 47 0
1995 57 57 0
1996 64 64 0
1997 50 50 0
1998 67 67 0
1999 70 70 0
2000 96 96 0
2001 67 67 0
2002 71 71 0
2003 76 76 0
2004 60 60 0
2005 54 54 0
2006 66 66 0
2007 100 100 0
2008 67 67 0
2009 88 88 0
2010 76 76 0
2011 67 67 0
2012 98 98 0
2013 106 106 0
2014 162 162 0
2015 212 212 0
2016 235 235 0
2017 257 257 0

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Popularity of Winnie as a first name

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Popularity of Winnie as a last name

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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

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

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Fun Facts about the name Winnie

  • How Popular is the name Winnie? Winnie is the 1,552nd 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 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,768 babies born with the first name Winnie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Winnie to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • 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 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Winnie ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 30 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Winnie: Your name in reverse order is Einniw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nwenii. 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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  • 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).
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