Winnifred Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Winnifred
Winnie, Win, Fred, Freddie
- Meanings and history of the name Winnifred
Derived from the Welsh Gwenfrewi (blessed peace), a compound name composed of the elements gwen (white, fair, blessed) and frewi (peace, reconciliation). --From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
- Famous real-life people named Winnifred
Winnifred Eaton, Canadian author (wrote under pseudonym Otono Watanna)
Winnifred Sprague Mason Huck, American journalist, 3rd woman to serve in the US Congress
Winnifred Harper Cooley, American author and lecturer
- Winnifred in song, story & screen
Winnifred Leeds, character on General Hospital
Dora Winifred Read aka "D.W.", character from the children's TV show Arthur