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Gwin (girl)

What does Gwin mean?

Gwin Pronunciation of Gwin [gwin] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Gwin) is of Welsh origin, and the name Gwin means "fair, white, blessed, holy". Gwin is an alternate form of Gwyn (Welsh): also short variant of Gwendolyn.

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


Gwin has 4 variants: Gwinn, Gwinne, Gwynn and Gwynne.

2 more related forms via Gwyn: Gwinna and Gwynna.

Creative forms:
(female) Gein, Gwan, ..

(male) Gwer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gwin Kylee (G.K.), ..

How popular is Gwin?

Gwin is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#6491 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Gwyn and Gwynne are the popular varying forms of Gwin (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Gwinna, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Gwin reached its peak 7 decades ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Gwin is alike in pronunciation to Gunne, Gwen and Gwenn. Other recommended names are Adin, Arin, Cain, Edin, Elin, Erin, Gai, Gaia, Gail, Geina, Gia, Gig, Gina, Glen, Glyn, Jin, Lin, Min, Olwin, Quin, Rain, Win and Zin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwin.

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