Winston

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally only a place name, then also a family name, later also a given name in the Churchill family. Likely from Old English wine (friend) +‎ stān (stone), or from wines (friend's) +‎ tun (town).[1]

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Winston

  1. A village in County Durham.
  2. A male given name derived from the place name.
  3. A surname​.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Winston” in: J. van der Schaar, “Woordenboek van voornamen”, 8. druk, Utrecht 1994, Prisma Woordenboeken, Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, →ISBN

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