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pinWhat does Gwendolyn mean?

Gwendolyn /gwen-do-lyn/ as a name for girls. Gwendolyn's root is Welsh, and the name Gwendolyn means "fair bow; blessed ring". Gwendolyn is an alternate spelling of Gwendolen (Welsh) with the suffix -yn. See also Gwyn.


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

Kreatif forms: Gwendolya, Gwendolynia, Gwendolynna. [more]

pinHow popular is Gwendolyn?

Gwendolyn is a very popular first name for females (#264 out of 4276, Top 6%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Gwendolyn for girls. Gwendolyn reached its highest position of #134 in the U.S. in the 1950s, and is at #420 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gwendolyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gwendolyn outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby names are Brandolyn, Brendolyn, Gwennola and Mandolyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gwendolyn.