Given Name WENONAH

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Literature
PRONOUNCED: wə-NON-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of WINONA. This spelling of the name was used by the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow for the mother of Hiawatha in his epic poem 'The Song of Hiawatha' (1855).
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Winona, Wenona, Wynona, Wynonna (English), Winona (Sioux)


Entry updated December 8, 2017