Meaning and Origin of: Winton
Boy name origins & meanings:
- Teutonic : Valiant protector
- Old English : From the friend's hill
- English : Friend
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Family name origins & meanings:
- Scottish and English : habitational name from any of various places called Winton. Those near Edinburgh and in North Yorkshire are named from the Old English byname or personal name Wine (meaning ‘friend’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; one in former Westmorland (now Cumbria) probably has as its first element an Old English winn ‘pasture’; and one in Lancashire has Old English wiðigen ‘growing with willows’.