Winter: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Winter

Winter

Pronunciation: WIN-ter (key)

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Winter: Origanally a boy's middle name during Edwardian and Victorian years or early to mid 1800's, it has since been adapted to a girls name. Winter for a girl took peak popularity in 1979. It has now taken on different spellings, Wynter and Winterlynne combinations. The unique quality of this name actually gives one a leg-up in the world in contrary to commonly held beliefs. The name creates a sense of intrugue and desire for people to know more. Often it puts one in the center of attention, making it a great conversation starter, and a great way for your little one to work on their conversation skills. The name itself provoke Thomas Kincade Victorian-picturesque images or glistening snowy Aples. The name is a bold stand alone name. Winter is a strong name and reflect more of its season at a second glance.Bold, beautiful, alluring, fun, strong, blistery, harsh, unyielding, unforgiving but can be forginving considering it brings renewal into the following year. In Greek mythology, the four season were put into place to divide Percephone's time between her Lover on Earth and Hades. Percephone was commanded to remain with hades, during the Winter season, until Spring. Because it is a name pacted full of meanings, followed by its strong, bold, uniqueness, it may not be your cup of tea, but for those who seek a truely different name and want their little one's to be noticed and the center of attention this is the name for you!

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Seasonal jokes, season songs, seasonal nicknames, and questions whether you were born during the winter season or parents were hippies or siblings with seasonal names.

Nicknames for Winter: | Edit

Win, winty, wint, winnie, winter green

Meanings and history of the name Winter: | Edit

Originally a boys middle name, not seen often but a few times during the 1800's until about 1880's, then dropped off. It hit peak popularity in 1979.
Tuetonic meaning: bringing of renewal.
Native American meaning: bringing of renewal.
American meaning: seasonal change, seasonal renewal

Greek mythology, the four seasons ( Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter), were created to divide Percephone's time between her love on Earth and Hades.

Songs: mentioned in: You've Got a Friend by Carole King

Famous real-life people named Winter: | Edit

Winter is the middle name of Harlow Winter Kate Madden, daughter of Nicole Richie and Joel Madden.
Winter Ave Zoli is the name of the American Actress who plays Irina on the show CHAOS.

Winter in song, story & screen: | Edit

Winter is one of the main characters in the Leven Thumps Genre

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