Winifred
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
WIN-i-frid
Meaning
Who makes friends with peace
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Winifred originates in Old English language and means "who makes friends with peace". It is probably an anglicization of Gwenfrewi, somehow influenced by the masculine name Winfred. Winifred was a legendary Welsh saint, there is also her shrine in Holywell in Wales known as the Lourdes of Wales. The name has been used since the 16th century.

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Winifred Atwell - musician
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Winifred Nicholson - painter

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