Baby Girl Names


Baby Names




Windy is a unique baby girl’s name that was popular in the 1970’s and 80’s. Windy is a weather name like Stormy and Sunny. Windy is also a diminutive for Wilhelmina (meaning “desired protection”) or Winifred (meaning “white, fair, blessed resolution”).

Meaning of the name Windy:

English: windy, the weather
Dutch, German: desired protection
Welsh: white, fair, blessed resolution

Origin of the name Windy:

Windy is a baby girl’s name of several possible origins. In English, Windy refers to the type of weather. In Dutch and German, Windy is a diminutive for Wilhelmina and means “desired protection”. From Welsh, Windy is a diminutive of Winifred and means “white, fair, blessed resolution”.

Symbolism of the name Windy:

Windy weather is chaotic, embodying change and movement. Whether a cool breeze or gusts bringing in a storm, wind is symbolic of change, movement, and playfulness.

Style of the name Windy:


Gender of the name Windy:

Windy is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Windy:


Number of syllables in the name Windy:


Emotion evoked from the name Windy:

Windy evokes feelings of whimsy and creativity.

Alternative spellings for the name Windy:

Wyndy, Winndy, Windie

Nicknames for the name Windy:

  • Winnie
  • Win
  • Dee
  • Dede

Popularity of the name Windy:

According to the Social Security Administration, Windy is a baby girl’s name that was briefly popular between 1967 and 1980. Windy has not appeared in the top 1000 names since 1980.

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Famous people with the name Windy:

  • Windy Weber (American musician)
  • John William “Windy” McCall (American baseball player)
  • Windy White (American college football player)
  • Richard “Windy” Gale (British Army general)

Windy in popular culture:

  • Windy Miller (television, “Camberwick Green”)
  • Windy (comics, “Fodder and Son”)
  • Windy (television, “Yu-gi-oh!”)
  • Windy (television, “The Backyardigans”)
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