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What does Gweniver mean?

Gweniver Pronunciation of Gweniver [gweniv-er] as a girls' name has its root in Welsh, and Gweniver means "fair and smooth". Gweniver is a variant form of Guinevere (Welsh).

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


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

8 more relations via Guinevere: Genever, Geniffer, Geniver, Genivra, Gennifer, Gwennie, Gwenore and Jenifer.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Gweniver Althea (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gweniver?

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Gweniver (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Guinevere (#1336 in 2015) and Jenifer. These forms of Gweniver were favored as birth names 45 years ago (usage of 0.04%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 0.01%, 81.8%), with the version Jenifer going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Gardiner, Gayner, Geenia, Genae, Gene, Geneva, Geneve, Genevia, Genevie, Genevra, Genevre, Genia, Genie, Genifer (see Jennifer), Genisia, Genisis, Genista, Genivee, Genivieve, Gennie, Gennifur, Gennivre, Genovefa, Genovera, Genoveva, Gerie, Ginger, Ginjer (see Ginger), Ginnie, Gleneen, Glenene, Glenice, Glenine, Glenis, Glenne, Glennice, Glennie, Glynice, Greer, Grier, Gunnvor, Gwen, Gwenda, Gwendolen, Gweneira, Gweneth, Gwenette, Gwenfron, Gwenisha, Gwenita, Gwenith, Gwenn, Gwenna, Gwenness (see Gwyneth), Gwenneth, Gwenni, Gwennola (see Guinevere), Gwennora (see Guinevere), Gwennore (see Guinevere), Gwenny, Gwenora, Gwenyth, Gwinne, Gwynith (see Gwyneth), Gwynne, Janifer, Jenefer, Jeniffer, Jenipher, Jennifer, Jenniver, Jenyfer (see Jennifer), Juniper, Spencer and Spenser. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gweniver.

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