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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.WIN-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of WINIFRED. Winnie-the-Pooh, a stuffed bear in the children's books by A. A. Milne, was named after a real bear named Winnipeg who lived at the London Zoo.
VariantFreda
DiminutiveFreddie
Other Languages & CulturesGwenfrewi, Winifred, Winnifred Welsh

Categories

Animal Crossing characters, animals, bears, currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, Disney characters, Kingdom Hearts characters, literature
Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute