What 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.
How 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)