Winona Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Winona:
Sioux name meaning "first-born daughter, eldest daughter."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Personal experiences with the name Winona
My name is Winona and it's always seemed quite difficult for people to pronounce...I got called lots of odd things (Rinona, wihona, WYnona, wiloma, and the list goes on...). Personally I love my name but it's always caused me a bit of trouble.
- Nicknames for Winona
Winnie, Winny, Nona
- Meanings and history of the name Winona
- Famous real-life people named Winona
Winona Ryder, American actress
Wynonna Judd (born Christina Claire Ciminella), American country singer
- Winona in song, story & screen
"Shes My Winona" by Fall Out Boy