US Popularity:1674
Meaning:First-born daughter
Winona forever! Winona is a girl's name is of Native American origin, meaning "first-born daughter," making this an ideal choice if baby is the first addition to your family. It comes from Dakota Sioux or Lakota Sioux people, and is an Anglicization of Winúŋna. According to the Lover’s Leap legend in Native American culture, the figure Winona lept to her death to avoid marrying someone she did not love. Not only is this story one of bravery and autonomy, but it is also important to the history of the Sioux tribe. In popular culture, Winona is synonymous with iconic actress Winona Ryder, who has appeared in classics like Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, and Stranger Things. So, it seems that there will be a Winona Ryder marathon in your and baby Winnie’s future!

Winona Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Winona is currently #2001 on The Bump
Girl:Winona is currently #1410 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Winona is currently #1674 in U.S. births
Girl:Winona is currently #881 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 99
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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