Winona (name)

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Winona
Gender Feminine
Origin
Word/name Dakota
Meaning "firstborn daughter"

Winona is a feminine given name, an Anglicized form of the Dakota descriptive term, Winúŋna, meaning "firstborn daughter."[1]

People with the name or variations thereof include:

Fictional characters so named include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Porter, Cynthya (Feb 1, 2009). "Homecoming To Explore Roles Of American Indian Women". Winona Daily News reprinted at Diversity Foundation. Retrieved 21 Oct 2015.