Winifred Name Meaning and Origin

Winifred is a girl name. The name is originated from ‘Welsh’ origin. The baby name Winifred means “Who Makes Friends With Peace”.


Winifred Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Welsh”



Winifred is a girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “WIN + i + frid”


Winifred Name Meaning:

Winifred originates in Old English language and means “who makes friends with peace”. It is probably an anglicization of Gwenfrewi, somehow influenced by the male name Winfred. The name has been used since the 16th century. Winifred was a legendary Welsh saint, there is also her shrine in Holywell in Wales known as the Lourdes of Wales.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Winfreda, Winfrieda, Winifreda, Winifrid, Winifride, Winifryd, Winniefred, Wynifred, Wynifrid, Winnie


Famous people with this name:

Winifred Atwell – musician

Winifred Brunton – artist

Winifred Holtby – writer

Winifred Nicholson – painter

Winifred Spooner – aviatrix




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