Comments for the name Winifred

Comments for WINIFRED:

This was the name of the lead witch in the Disney movie Hocus Pocus.
-- Dark Whysper  8/21/2005
This name was used by Natalie Babbit in her book "Tuck Everlasting." Winifred Foster was the heroine's name. Her nickname was Winnie.
-- Gwenllian  11/12/2005
There's also Winifred on Angel. She was called Fred for short. I rather like it. People don't realize that old is becoming the new again.
-- blackapple  5/29/2006
Winifred is the heroine in the musical comedy, "Once Upon A Mattress", which among other memorable songs has a tune called "A Girl Named Fred".
-- leananshae  12/17/2007
I don't know if you guys remember, but there was an elephant lady called Winifred in The Jungle Book. I heard the name there first, then in Mary Poppins. I think it's a pretty good middle name, can be shortened to W.
-- Jynx_Torquilla  6/19/2009
British novelist Winifred Holtby

Fictional character Winifred Forsyte in John Galsworthy's "The Forsyte Saga".

Actress Jacqueline Bisset was born Winifred Jacqueline Fraser-Bisset.
-- Just Jonquil  10/4/2009
Winifred Ball was the wife of Harvey Ball, the creator of the smiley face. :)
-- Rin_0911  5/6/2012
This name is borne by the character Winnie (Winifred) Foster in Tuck Everlasting.... Possibly why I like it so much.
-- Anonymous User  3/21/2014

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