Winton - Meaning of Winton
[ 2 syll. wi-(n)ton, win-t-on ] The baby boy name Winton is pronounced WIHNTahN †. Winton's language of origin is Old English and it is used mainly in the English language. The name's meaning is 'pasture town, willow town'. It is from winn meaning 'pasture' ; welig 'willow' ; tun 'town, settlement, homestead'. The first name is derived from a surname, which is itself from a place name; the latter could be either of two towns from Cumbria, which have names respectively of first element winn or welig.
In addition, Winton is a variant of Winston (English).
Winton is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1920, 0.007% of baby boys were given the name Winton. It ranked at #743 then. The baby name has since experienced a drop in popularity, and is of only very light use today. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Winton, Winston was the most frequently used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Winton: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"