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What does Gwenny mean?

Gwenny Pronunciation of Gwenny [gwen-ny] as a name for girls has its root in Welsh, and the meaning of Gwenny is "fair and smooth; fair bow; blessed ring". Gwenny is a variant form of Guinevere (Welsh). Gwenny is also a variant of Gwendolen (Welsh).

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


Gwenny has 7 variants: Gaenna, Guenna, Guinna, Gwenna, Gwenni, Gwennie and Gwynna.

19 more alternative forms via Guinevere, Gwendolen: Genna, Gennie, Genny, Gwen, Gwenda, Gwenn, Gwennola, Gwennora, Gwennore, Gwenora, Gwenore, Gwenyth, Gwyn, Gwynn, Gwynne, Jenni, Jenny, Wendy and Winny.

Creative forms:
(female) Gwenne, Gweny, ..

(male) Gwenry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gwenny Arianny (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gwenny?

Gwenny is a rare first name for women. Gwenny is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Gwen (#746 via latest list), Wendy (#936), Jenny (#968), Guinevere (#1336), Gwenyth (#1523), Gwynne, Jenni, Gwenn, Gennie, Gwenda, Genna and Gwyn are the prominent varying forms of Gwenny (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Gwenny reached the apex of their popularity 5 decades ago (average #1472) and are now significantly less widespread (#1625, 92.5%), with versions like Jenny becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genna, Gennie, Guinevere, Gwen, Gwenda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gwenn, Gwenyth, Gwyn, Gwynne, Jenni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenny, Wendy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenny outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gwenny is alike in pronunciation to Geina, Gunna and Gwinna. Other suggested similar names are Benny, Denny, Geena, Geenia, Geenya, Gena, Genae, Genaya, Gene, Genia, Genie, Genni, Genya, Geonna, Gianna, Ginna, Ginni, Ginny, Gionna, Glenn, Glenna, Glenne, Glennys, Gunne, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwinne, Penny, Renny and Swanny. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwenny.

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