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Winona Meaning


What does Winona mean?

The name Winona is of Native American Sioux origin.

The meaning of Winona is "first born daughter".

Winona is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Wi-no-na.

The Given Name Winona

Winona is a name with class.

This great little girl name has a natural majesty.

Alternate names include Wenona, Wenonah, Wynona, Wynonna.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Winona Ryder.

Winona Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,030 in baby name popularity for girls with 96 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,393 in baby name popularity for girls with 76 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Winona has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Winona Name Popularity Page.

Winona Related Names

Variants of the name Winona include Wenona, Wenonah, Wynona, Wynonna.

Famous Winonas

  • Winona Ryder ~ Actress

Winona Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Winona.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Winona Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Winona.

Just for fun, see the name Winona 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 Winona in Nautical Flags page.