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What does Gwendalyn mean?

Gwendalyn Pronunciation of Gwendalyn [gwen-da-lyn] as a girls' name is a Welsh name, and the meaning of Gwendalyn is "fair bow; blessed ring". Gwendalyn is a variant form of Gwendolen (Welsh).

ASSOCIATED WITH fair (beautiful), blessed


VARIANTS Gwyndolyn, Gwenndolyn, Gwendolynne, Gwendolynn, Gwendolyne, Gwendolyn, Gwendoline, Gwendolin, Gwendolene, Gwendaline, Guendolynn, Guendolinn, Guendolin, Guendolen




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How popular is Gwendalyn?

Gwendalyn is a rare given name for females. Gwendalyn is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Gwenda and Gwendolyn (#404 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) are the popular related forms of Gwendalyn (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Gwendalyn were popular with parents 7 decades ago (AVERAGE #601) and have become significantly less popular since (#1202, 68% LESS USAGE), with the version Gwendolyn becoming less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gwenda, Gwendolyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adalyn, Brandalyn, Brandelyn, Brandilyn, Brandolyn, Brandylyn (see Brandilyn), Brendalynn, Brendolyn, Cheralyn, Cherralyn (see Cherilyn), Donnalyn, Gemmalyn, Gemmalynn, Genaya, Geralyn, Geralynn, Germayn (see Germaine), Gerrilyn, Glenda, Gwenfron, Gwenllian, Gwenn, Gwenna, Gwennola (see Guinevere), Gwenny, Gwynda, Janalyn, Jennalyn, Jennilyn, Jeralyn, Jerralyn, Jessalyn, Jonalyn, Madalyn, Mandalyn, Mandolyn, Sheralyn and Teralyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gwendalyn.

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