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What does Gwendolyne mean?

Gwendolyne Pronunciation of Gwendolyne [gwen-dolyne] as a girls' name is of Welsh derivation, and Gwendolyne means "fair bow; blessed ring". Gwendolyne is a version of Gwendolen (Welsh).

Associated with: fair (beautiful), blessed.


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

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Middle name pairings:
Gwendolyne Brynleigh (G.B.), ..

How popular is Gwendolyne?

Gwendolyne is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Gwendolyne is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular alternative form of Gwendolyne (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 is Gwendolyn (#404 the previous year). Other forms, like Gwendalyn, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Gwendolyne was widespread among parents 65 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is now significantly diminished, with Gwendolyn becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amelyne, Brandilynne (see Brandilyn), Brandolyn, Brendalynn, Brendolyn, Carolyne, Cendrine, Cherlyne, Delyne, Emelyne, Evelyne, Gemmalyn, Gemmalynn, Geralyn, Geralynn, Geralynne, Gerardyne, Gerdene (see Geraldine), Gerdine, Gerilynn, Germayne, Gerrilyn, Gerroldine, Glenene, Glenine, Glenne, Glennene (see Glenna), Gregorine (see Gregoria), Gregoryna (see Gregoria), Guennola, Gwenda, Gwenette, Gwenevere, Gwenfron, Gwenllian, Gwenn, Gwenna, Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwennola (see Guinevere), Gwennora (see Guinevere), Gwennore (see Guinevere), Gwenny, Gwenora, Gwenore, Gwenyth, Gwinne, Gwynne, Jolyne, Karolyne, Leoline, Madelyne, Mandaline, Mandoline, Mandolyn, Mandolynne, Nicolyne, Ondyne, Rolyne, Selyne, Wendaline and Wendeline. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwendolyne.

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