Winston name meaning

Updated: March 13th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old English and German
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: win(s)-ton
Meaning: Pleasant Stone, Town of Victory, Homestead, Wine, Friend and Farmstead Or Village of Wine
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What does Winston mean?

Majorly used in Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian and English unfading and eminent, Winston means "From the Friend's Town, Town of Victory, Homestead, Friend and Stone, Friend or Farmstead Or Village of Wine" and is aimed at both genders has origin in German and Old English.

Winston is a form of Wynnstan. Wynnstan is derivation of Winston. Winston is derivation of Wistan. Wistan is variant of new-fangled Wystan. Wistan means Friend and Stone is originated from German and Old English.

The name is celebrated on June 1st.

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How do I pronounce Winston?

Two syllabled Winston is pronounced as win(s)-ton. Some people pronounce it as wi-ns-ton or win-ston.

Variants of Winston

Winn, Wynnstan, Winfield, Winward, Wyn, Gwyn, Field, Ward, Win, Gwinn, Guinevere, Wynne

Names that rhyme with Winston

How popular is the name Winston?

Winston is a popular name in United States given to over 27355 babies in 154 years. Presently at its peak, 787 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 234th position.

In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 500 baby names an astounding 53 times Winston is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 700 names.

In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 633 on boy names chart when 55 babies were named Winston. Over 499 people have been named Winston in England and Wales.

Winston is an uncommon baby name in Ireland still in use today. During its 26 years of usage in France, it had made up to just the top 2000 boy names.

Over 119 babies in France have been named Winston. The moniker is a rare baby name in Belgium however it is still in use. But Winston is a popular baby name in Jamaica where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in, Philippines, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Canada and England.

As per our findings, over 130000 people has been named Winston globally.

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Winston in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Winston

Having number 6 as your expression number says you are responsible and trustworthy. You live to surprise yourself. Don't make work your priority. You are always in the center of attention because of the unusual lifestyle you lead and life decisions that seem too dangerous to some but inspiring to others. You keep following your heart in order to avoid disappointment and solitude. You get disappointed when you realize that most people worry more about social appearances rather than personal growth.

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  •  Carey - Illustrous and All time favorite unisex name Carey means "Man, The Dark One or Place Name" and is used mostly in English and Irish is of Old Welsh and Old Irish origin
  •  Johnie - Meaning of Johnie is God has Been Gracious: has Shown Favor In the Bible John the Baptist Baptized Christ In the Jordan and Yahweh is Gracious is a unisex name principally used in Finnish, Swedish and Danish came from Hebrew. Johnie is abridged form of John.
  •  Susanne - Preeminent and Perennial girl name Susanne is used particulary in French, English and Finnish, meaning of Susanne is "Lily Flower, Variant of Hebrew Susannah or Lily" is of Hebrew origin
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Middle names for Winston

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