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pinWhat does Gwenevere mean?

Gwenevere /gwen-e-vere/ 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 6 more alternative forms via Guinevere: Genever, Genevieve, Genevra, Geniver, Gwennore and Gwenore.

Kreatif forms: 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. Demographics)

The only prominent related form of Gwenevere (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000 is Genevieve (#210 a year ago). Other variants, like Gueniver, are seldom used. This form of Gwenevere was at the peak of its popularity 104 years ago (adoption of 0.92%) and has become much less conventional since (adoption 0.79%, 14.1%). Shown below is an analysis of the history of Gwenevere and corresponding names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Genevieve in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Geegee, Genavieve, Genette, Geneva, Geneve, Geneveeve, Genevia, Genevie, Genevre, Genifer, Genivee, Genivieve, Genivra, Gennivre, Genovefa, Genovera, Genoveva, Ginevra, Ginevre, Gleneen, Glenene, Glennene, Gwendolene, Gweneira, Gweneth, Gwenetta, Gwenette, Gwenness, Gwenneth, Gwennie, Gwennora, Gwenora and Gwyneira. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwenevere.