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pinWhat does Gwenevere mean?

Gwenevere /gwen-e-vere/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwenevere is "fair and smooth". Gwenevere is a version of Guinevere (Welsh) with the prefix Gw-.


Gwenevere has 5 variants: Guenever, Guenevere, Gueniver, Guinever and Gweniver.

Gwenevere has 47 more alternative forms via Guinevere: Finnabhair, Gaenna, Gaynor, Genever, Genevieve, Genevra, Geniffer, Geniver, Genivra, Genna, Gennie, Gennifer, Genny, Ginevra, Guenna, Guennola, Guinna, Gwen, Gwenn, Gwennie, Gwennola, Gwennora, Gwennore, Gwenny, Gwenora, Gwenore, Gwyn, Gwynn, Gwynna, Gwynne, Janifer, Jen, Jeni, Jenifer, Jennee, Jenni, Jennie, Jennifer, Jenny, Vera, Wendee, Wendie, Wendy, Win, Winne, Winnie and Winny.

Kreatif forms: Glenevere, Gwenevece, Gwenevri. [more]

pinHow popular is Gwenevere?

Gwenevere is a rare given name for women. Gwenevere is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent related forms of Gwenevere (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000 are Genevieve (#210 a year ago), Gwen (#957), Jenifer, Jennie, Jennifer (#220), Jenny (#822), Vera (#367), Wendy (#782) and Winnie. Variants like Gwenore are seldom used. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.6013%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.2936%, 51.2%), with versions like Jenifer, Jennie, Jenny, Wendy and Winnie becoming somewhat outmoded. Genevieve (#210), Jennifer (#220) and Vera (#367) are three of the more trendy girl names in this compilation, and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for Genevieve and Vera. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Gwenevere and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Genevieve, Gwen, Jenifer, Jennie, Jennifer in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jenny, Vera, Wendy, Winnie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jennifer, Jenny, Vera outside U.S.

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A recommended similar baby name is Genevre. Like Gwenevere, this name is not commonly used.