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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. WIN-frid
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Meaning & History

Means "friend of peace" from the Old English elements wine "friend" and friþ "peace". This was the birth name of the 8th-century missionary Saint Boniface. It became rare after the Norman Conquest, though it was revived in the 19th century.
Other Languages & CulturesWinifrid(Ancient Germanic) Winfrith, Winfrið(Anglo-Saxon) Winfried(German)

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