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