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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English

Meaning & History

Derived from an unattested Old English given name, *Wyngeofu, composed of the elements wyn "joy" and geofu "battle".

(It can also be a variant of the Dutch occupational surname Winne, derived from Middle Low German winne "peasant" and used for an agricultural worker.)
Added 8/21/2012 by SeaHorse15