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What does Gwenllian mean?

Gwenllian Pronunciation of Gwenllian [gwen-l-lian] as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwenllian is "white flood". From gwen and lliant, probably referring to a fair complexion. Common in medieval Wales.

Affiliated girl name: Gwen.

Associated with: white, fair (beautiful), medieval.


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Middle name pairings:
Gwenllian Carter (G.C.), ..

How popular is Gwenllian?

Gwenllian is an uncommonly occurring first name for females and an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Gwen (#746 last year) is the only popular alternative form of Gwenllian (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. This relation of Gwenllian reached the height of its popularity in the 1950s (adoption of 0.03%) and is somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.02%, 35% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gwen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Dillian, Gallia, Geelan, Geenia, Gelilia, Genesia, Genevia, Genia, Genisia, Ghilian, Ghillian, Gilian, Gillan, Gillian, Giullia, Guendolin, Guendolinn (see Gwendolyn), Gwenda, Gwendaline, Gwendalyn, Gwendolen, Gwendolin, Gwendoline, Gwendolyn, Gwendolynn, Gweneira, Gwenetta, Gwenfron, Gwenisha, Gwenita, Gwenith, Gwenn, Gwenna, Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwennola (see Guinevere), Gwennora (see Guinevere), Gwenora, Jillian, Jyllian, Kellan and Lillian. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwenllian.

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