Meaning and Origin of: Winston
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Joy stone, victory town
- Anglo-Saxon : Battle stone
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- English : from an Old English personal name composed of the elements wynn ‘joy’ + stān ‘stone’.
- English : habitational name from any of various places called Winston or Winstone, from various Old English personal names + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, or, in the case of Winstone in Gloucestershire, Old English stān ‘stone’.
- Americanized form of Jewish Weinstein.