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Gwendoline

What does Gwendoline mean?

Gwendoline Pronunciation of Gwendoline [gwen-do-line] as a name for girls has its root in Welsh, and Gwendoline means "fair bow; blessed ring". Gwendoline is an alternate form of Gwendolen (Welsh).

Associated with: fair (beautiful), blessed.

Variations

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

Creative forms:
(female) Gwendolian, ..

(male) Gwendolian, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gwendoline Madison (G.M.), ..

How popular is Gwendoline?

Gwendoline is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Gwendoline is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular variation form of Gwendoline (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Gwendolyn (#404 in recent rankings). Adoption of this relation of Gwendoline was well-received in the 1950s (usage of 0.12%) and is now much less (usage 0.04%, 67%), with Gwendolyn becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adaline, Adline, Ameline, Andrine, Antonine, Blandine, Brendolyn, Cendrine, Deline, Ernaline, Evangeline, Eveline, Franceline, Frederine, Gayline, Gelsomina, Genevie, Georgine, Geradine, Gerdene (see Geraldine), Gerdine, Gerroldine, Giannine, Glenene, Glenine, Glenne, Goldarine (see Golda), Gregorina, Gregorine (see Gregoria), Gwenda, Gweneira, Gwenette, Gwenevere, Gweniver, Gwenllian, Gwenn, Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwennola (see Guinevere), Gwennora (see Guinevere), Gwennore (see Guinevere), Gwenny, Gwenora, Gwenore, Gwinne, Gwynne, Honorine, Jenine, Jensine, Joeline, Juelline, Leoine, Leoline, Leonine, Leonline (see Leonie), Magdeline, Mandaline, Mandolin, Mandoline, Mandolynne, Merline, Noeline, Odeline, Ondine, Onorine, Perline, Roeline, Roline, Sandrine, Sherryline (see Cherilyn), Undine, Verline, Wendaline, Wendeline and Zeline. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gwendoline.

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