Origin of the name WINE.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name WINE.
name, derived from Old English wine, meaning
... The need of a bishop
familiar with the language of the country was most openly declared in
Wessex. Cenwealh had, after his restoration, elevated Agilbert, a
Frank, educated in Ireland, to the bishopric of the West Saxons; but
becoming at length weary of a foreign tongue, he established a new
bishop at Winchester, in the person of Wine (Wini), an
Anglo-Saxon, greatly to the displeasure of Agilbert, who returned to
France, where he was raised to the see of Paris. (A History of
England Under the Anglo-Saxon Kings, Lappenberg, v.1, 1845)