Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. WIN-stən  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From an English surname that was derived from the Old English given name Wynnstan. 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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Entry updated January 21, 2022