US Popularity:837
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.

Famous People Named Winston

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  • Winston Churchill

Winston Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Winston is currently #816 on The Bump
Boy:Winston is currently #209 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Winston is currently #837 in U.S. births
Boy:Winston is currently #287 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 17
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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