"riverbank with a winch"

Windsor Origin and Meaning

The name Windsor is a girl's name of English origin meaning "riverbank with a winch".

Windsor may have male references, such as Britain's royal House of Windsor and a tie's windsor knot, but this name also has a definite feminine feel, as in Windsor Rose. That seems appropriate, as Windsor is used equally these days for boys and girls. Nicknames might include Win, Wind, Windy, and Winnie.

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Famous People Named Windsor

  • WindsorWells Reed, daughter of Patrick Reed & Justine Karain
  • Windsor Gallaherdaughter of chef and reality TV contestant Bryant Gallaher of "Hell's Kitchen"
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Windsor in Pop Culture

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