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Gwinn (girl)

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What does Gwinn mean?

Gwinn /gwinn/ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Gwinn) is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of the name Gwinn is "fair, white, blessed, holy". Gwinn is a version, with the suffix -inn, of Gwyn (Welsh): also short variant of Gwendolyn.

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


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

Gwinn has 2 more relations via Gwyn: Gwinna and Gwynna.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Gainn, Gwinnia, ..

(male) Gwigi, Gwine, ..

How popular is Gwinn?

Gwinn is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6725 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent related forms of Gwinn (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Gwynne and Gwyn. Adoption of these forms of Gwinn was common during 1950-1959. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Gwinn and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names


Gwinn is alike in pronunciation to Gunne, Gwen and Gwenn. Other suggested similar names are Brinn, Erinn, Geina, Gina, Ginna, Ginni, Ginny, Glenn, Glynn, Guinna, Gwenna, Gwenni, Gwenny, Linn and Quinn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gwinn.