[ 2 syll. wi-(n)nie, win-n-ie ] The baby boy name Winnie is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as WIHN-iy- †. Winnie is used chiefly in the English language, and it is derived from Welsh and Old English origins.
Winnie is a pet form of the name Arwyn (English and Welsh).
Winnie is also a pet form of the name Winston (English).
Winnie is also a pet form of the name Winthrop (English).
Winnie is also a pet form of the name Winton (English).
See also the related category welsh.
Winnie is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Winnie, Winston was the most commonly used. In the past century Winnie has predominantly been a girl name.
Baby names that sound like Winnie include Winni, Winny, Wani, Warraen, Warraene, Warrain, Warraine, Wayman, Waymon, Waymun, Wenham, Wunan, Wyman, Wymane, Wymann, Wyom, Wyome, Juano, Wainani, and Wynono.
† Pronunciation for Winnie: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"