Given Name WINNIE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: WIN-ee  [details]

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.

Categories

Animal Crossing characters, animals, bears, currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, Disney characters, Kingdom Hearts characters, literature
VARIANT: Freda
DIMINUTIVE: Freddie
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gwenfrewi, Winifred, Winnifred (Welsh)
Entry updated July 2, 2008