Given Name WINIFRED

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Welsh, English
PRONOUNCED: WIN-i-frid   [details]

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of GWENFREWI, the spelling altered by association with WINFRED. It became used in England in the 16th century.

Categories

anglicizations, Arthur characters, literature, Marvel characters, saints
VARIANTS: Gwenfrewi, Winnifred (Welsh), Winnifred (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Freda, Freddie, Winnie (English)
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