What does Guinevere mean?
Guinevere /guin-e-vere/ as a girls' name is pronounced GWIN-a-veer. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Guinevere is "fair and smooth".
Guinevere has 53 variants: Finnabhair, Gaenna, Gaynor, Genever, Genevieve▲, Genevra, Geniffer, Geniver, Genivra, Genna, Gennie, Gennifer, Genny, Ginevra, Guenever, Guenevere, Gueniver, Guenna, Guennola, Guinever, Guinna, Gwen▼, Gwenevere, Gweniver, Gwenn, Gwennie, Gwennola, Gwennora, Gwennore, Gwenny, Gwenora, Gwenore, Gwyn, Gwynn, Gwynna, Gwynne, Janifer, Jen, Jeni, Jenifer▼, Jennee, Jenni, Jennie▼, Jennifer▲, Jenny▼, Vera▲, Wendee, Wendie, Wendy▼, Win, Winne, Winnie▼ and Winny.
Guinevere has 27 more related forms via Gaynor, Jennifer: Gaenor, Gayna, Gayner, Genifer, Genni, Gennifur, Gennivre, Jeffie, Jena▼, Jenefer, Jeneffer, Jeniffer, Jenifre, Jenipher, Jenn, Jenna▲, Jennafer, Jenne, Jennefer, Jenneffer, Jenney, Jennica, Jennifeur, Jenniffer, Jenniver, Jennyfer and Jenyfer.Kreatif forms: Ginevere, Guinevene, Gunnvere. [more]
How popular is Guinevere?
Guinevere is an uncommon given name for females. Guinevere is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Guinevere and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Guinevere (outside Top 1000) are Genevieve (#210 2 years ago), Gwen (#957), Jena, Jenifer, Jenna (#266), Jennie, Jennifer (#220), Jenny (#822), Vera (#367), Wendy (#782) and Winnie. These forms of Guinevere were at the top of their popularity during 1980-1989 (average #462) and are somewhat less widespread today (#693, down 42.9%). Jennifer has historically been a favorite of parents, while Vera has gained in popularity, and Winnie is now somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Ginevre. Like Guinevere, this name is not commonly used.