Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. wə-NON-ə(English)

Meaning & History

Variant of Winona. This spelling of the name was used by the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow for the mother of Hiawatha in his 1855 epic poem The Song of Hiawatha [1].

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesWinona, Wenona, Wynona, Wynonna(English) Winona(Sioux)


Sources & References

Entry updated May 29, 2020