What does Gwyndolyn mean?
Gwyndolyn [gwyn-dolyn] as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of the name Gwyndolyn is "fair bow; blessed ring". Gwyndolyn is an alternate spelling of Gwendolen (Welsh) with the prefix Gwy-.
(female) Gayndolyn, Teyndolyn, ..
(male) Gwyndoman, Gwyndory, ..
How popular is Gwyndolyn?
Gwyndolyn is an uncommon first name for women. Gwyndolyn is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the ranking of Gwyndolyn and associated names. Gwendolyn (#404 via latest list) is the only prominent variation form of Gwyndolyn (not ranked). Other forms, like Gwendolene, are uncommon. This form of Gwyndolyn reached the height of its popularity 7 decades ago (#132) and is now much less popular (#404, ▼67%), with Gwendolyn going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Recommended names are Brandalyn, Brandelyn, Brandilyn, Brandolyn, Brandylyn (see Brandilyn), Brendolyn, Gwennola (see Guinevere), Gwynda, Gwynn, Mandalyn and Mandolyn. Like Gwyndolyn, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.