Sioux Indian
"firstborn daughter"

Winona Origin and Meaning

The name Winona is a girl's name of Sioux origin meaning "firstborn daughter".

Rode two rockets to fame, with actress Winona Ryder and singer Wynonna Judd. Winona entered the Top 1000 for the first time since 1957 this past year in 2022, following in the footsteps of trending short form Winnie.

# 881 in the US

Winona Rank in US Top 1000

# 964 on Nameberry

Winona Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Winona Popularity

Famous People Named Winona

  • Winona Ryder (born Winona Laura Horowitz)American actress
  • Winona LaDukeAmerican Indian activist
  • Winona OakSwedish singer,songwriter
  • Winona Sammonbirth name of Peggy Shannon, American actress
  • Winona Kapuailohiamanonokalani Desha BeamerAmerican hula dancer

Winona in Pop Culture

  • Winona or Wenonahlegendary Dakota Sioux girl said to have leaped to her death from Maiden Rock, Wisconsin, USA
  • Winona Hawkinscharacter on TV's "Justified"
  • Winona Kirkmother of Captain James Kirk in the Star Trek series
  • Winonacharacter on an episode of TV's "Seinfeld"
  • Winonaflying,type gym leader in the Pokemon games and anime
  • "She's My Winona" a song by Fall Out Boy
  • WinonaMinnesota, USA
  • Winona Meadowscharacter in the Addicted Series
  • Wynonna Earptitle character in TV show Wynonna Earp