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What does Gwendolin mean?

Gwendolin Pronunciation of Gwendolin [gwen-dolin] as a name for girls has its root in Welsh, and the name Gwendolin means "fair bow; blessed ring". Gwendolin is a version of Gwendolen (Welsh).

Associated with: fair (beautiful), blessed.

Variations

Gwendolin has 14 variants: Guendolen, Guendolin, Guendolinn, Guendolynn, Gwendaline, Gwendalyn, Gwendolene, Gwendoline, Gwendolyn, Gwendolyne, Gwendolynn, Gwendolynne, Gwenndolyn and Gwyndolyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Gwendolian, Gwendolini, ..

(male) Gwendoglen, Gwendovin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gwendolin Ireland (G.I.), ..

How popular is Gwendolin?

Gwendolin is a rare given name for females. Gwendolin is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Gwendolyn (#404 a year ago) is the only popular related form of Gwendolin (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Guendolinn, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Gwendolin was more pronounced in the 1950s (#132) and has become much less since, with Gwendolyn becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Brendolyn, Guennola, Gwenda, Gwenfron, Gwenllian, Gwenn, Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwennola (see Guinevere), Gwennora (see Guinevere), Gwennore (see Guinevere), Gwenora, Gwenore, Mandalin (see Mandoline), Mandelin and Mandolin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwendolin.

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