WINSTON
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: WIN-stÉ™n   [key]
Meaning & History
From a surname derived from an English place name, which was in turn derived from the Old English given name Wynnstan meaning "joy stone". A famous bearer was Winston Churchill (1874-1965), the British prime minister during World War II. This name was also borne by the fictional Winston Smith, the protagonist in George Orwell's 1949 novel '1984'.
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