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Gwynedd (girl)

What does Gwynedd mean?

Gwynedd Pronunciation of Gwynedd [gwynedd] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Gwynedd) is a Welsh name, and the name Gwynedd means "white, fair". Gwynedd is a variant form of Gwyneth (Welsh): from the Welsh district name Gwynedd.

Associated with: white, fair (beautiful).


7 different relations via Gwyneth: Gweneth, Gwineth, Gwyn, Gwynith, Gwynna, Gwynne and Gwynneth.

Creative forms:
(female) Gaynedd, Gwynedda, ..

(male) Gwyleo, Gwyley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gwynedd Cambria (G.C.), ..

How popular is Gwynedd?

Gwynedd is a rare first name for females. Gwynedd is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Gwyn, Gwyneth (#1091 in 2015) and Gwynne are the prominent varying forms of Gwynedd (not ranked). Other variants, like Gweneth, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Gwynedd reached its peak less than a decade ago and is somewhat less today. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Enedd (see Enid), Gayner, Glynda, Gwenda, Gwynda, Gwyneira, Gwynn and Hyledd. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gwynedd.

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