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The oldest daughter
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Winona originates in Dakota language and means "the oldest daughter". Traditionally, it was only given to the first-born child. It was popularized by the American actress Winona Ryder. It also refers to many place names in the United States.

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Winona Baker - writer
Winona Flett - writer
Winona Judd - singer
Winona Ryder - actress

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