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Of English origin.

Derives from the English surname Winton, meaning “friend’s settlement”.

Associated with the Old English word “wine”, meaning friend.

Variant: Winton.

Famous bearers are musicians Wynton Marsalis and Wynton Kelly.

American trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, awarded nine Grammies and a Pulitzer Prize for Music.

He has made a great impact on music and is the first jazz artist who not only performed but also composed across the whole jazz spectrum.

Marsalis is also a music educator. After being invited by Harvard University, he created a six lecture series about American music.