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Gwenevere

What does Gwenevere mean?

Gwenevere Pronunciation of 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).

Associated with: fair (beautiful), smooth (gentle).

Variations

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.

Creative forms:
(female) Gweneverey, Gweneveri, ..

(male) Gweneveon, Gweneverin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gwenevere Esperanza (G.E.), ..

How 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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Gwenevere (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Genevieve (#182 a year ago), Genevra and Guinevere (#1336). Other variants, like Gwennore, are seldom used. These forms of Gwenevere were at the peak of their popularity 105 years ago (adoption of 0.2%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 0.1%, 45.3%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genevieve, Genevra, Guinevere in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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

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