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What does Guinever mean?

Guinever Pronunciation of Guinever [guin-ev-er] as a name for girls is of Welsh derivation, and the meaning of Guinever is "fair and smooth". Guinever is a variant form of Guinevere (Welsh).

Associated with: fair (beautiful), smooth (gentle).


Guinever has 5 variants: Guenever, Guenevere, Gueniver, Gwenevere and Gweniver.

3 more relations via Guinevere: Genever, Geniver and Ginevra.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Guinever Deborah (G.D.), ..

How popular is Guinever?

Guinever is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Guinever is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Guinevere (#1336 last year) is the only prominent variation form of Guinever (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Guinever is at its apex today (#1336). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Guinevere in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Guinever and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Gardener, Gayner, Geneva, Geneve, Genevia, Genevie, Genevra, Genevre, Genifer (see Jennifer), Genivee, Gennifer, Genovera, Ghisele, Ginebra, Ginella, Ginelle, Ginetta, Ginette, Ginevre, Gingee, Ginger, Gingie, Ginjer (see Ginger), Ginnee, Ginnie, Gisele, Gleneen, Glenene, Glinyce, Greer, Grier, Guinna, Gunne, Gunnel, Gunnvor, Gwineth, Gwinne, Hunter, Jenefer, Jennefer, Jenniver, Jinger, Jinjer, Juniper, Silver and Winter. These names tend to be more commonly used than Guinever.

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