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Gwendolyn meaning and name origin

Gwendolyn \gwe-ndol-yn, gwen-do-lyn\ as a girl's name is pronounced GWYN-doh-lin. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwendolyn is "fair bow; blessed ring". In some legends, Merlin the magician has a wife named Gwendolyn. The variant Wendy is much more common.

Gwendolyn has 34 variant forms: Guendolen, Guendolin, Guendolinn, Guendolynn, Guenna, Gwen, Gwenda, Gwendaline, Gwendalyn, Gwendolen, Gwendolene, Gwendolin, Gwendoline, Gwendolynn, Gwendolynne, Gwenna, Gwenette, Gwenndolen, Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwenny, Gwenyth, Gwyn, Gwyndolyn, Gwyneth, Gwynn, Gwynna, Gwynne, Wendi, Wendie, Wendy, Win, Winne and Wynne.

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Popularity of Gwendolyn

Gwendolyn is a very popular first name for females (#264 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Gwendolyn name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Gwendolyn with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Gwendolyn name in U.S.
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