August 29, 2014 § Leave a comment
Possibly a variation of “Winslow”, an old English place name meaning “friend’s hill”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Winnie, Winny, Windslow, Winselow, Winsloe, Winslow, etc.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Windlow Aplin, who was given his mother’s maiden name as a first name, a snobbish, bragging boy from a snobbish, bragging family, in “Esther Bodn”, from Nora Perry’s A Flock of Girls and Boys (1895).