Meaning:Joyful stone, friend stone
Winston is a boy's name of British origin. Derived from the Old English name Wynstan, it means "joyful stone" and possibly dates back to the 9th century AD. It can also mean "friend stone" and "wine settlement," encouraging baby hard-as-stone loyalty and love for the earth. In more recent times, Winston Churchill was the prime minister of England during the Second World War, making history for his political and wartime strategies. If you love literature, you may also recognize Winston as the name of George Orwell's protagonist in his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. Whatever you take from it, Winston is a charming classic that'll serve baby well throughout their life.

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  • Winston Churchill
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