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Winston Meaning


What does Winston mean?

The name Winston is of English origin.

The meaning of Winston is "friendly town".

Winston is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Win-ston.

The Given Name Winston

Sophisticated and memorable, it is a name considered by many parents.

A stylish name, Winston possesses great character.

Winston is also great as a middle name.

Winston falls into the cool name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Winston Bogarde, Winston Churchill, and Winston Gerschtanowitz.

Winston Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 473 in baby name popularity for boys with 645 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 523 in baby name popularity for boys with 548 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Winston Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Winston has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Winston to other names.

Winston Related Names

Variants of the name Winston include Winthrop.

Famous Winstons

  • Winston Bogarde ~ Soccer Player
  • Winston Churchill ~ British Prime Minister (1940-1945; 1951-1955), Nobel Prize for Literature 1953
  • Winston Gerschtanowitz ~ Actor
  • Winston Smith ~ Nineteen Eighty-Four character

Winston Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Winston.

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Winston Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Winston in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Winston.

Just for fun, see the name Winston in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Winston in Nautical Flags page.