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Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. WIN-tər(English)
VIN-tu(German)
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Meaning & History

From Old English winter or Old High German wintar meaning "winter". This was a nickname for a person with a cold personality.

Related Names

VariantsVinter, Winther(Swedish)
Other Languages & CulturesVinter, Winther(Danish) Vinter(Norwegian)

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