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Gwynn (girl)

What does Gwynn mean?

Gwynn Pronunciation of Gwynn [gwynn] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Gwynn) has its root in Welsh, and Gwynn means "fair and smooth; fair, white, blessed, holy; fair bow; blessed ring". Gwynn is an alternate form of Guinevere (Welsh). Gwynn is also a derivative of Gwen (Welsh). Gwynn is also used as a variation of Gwendolen (Welsh) and Gwyn (Welsh).

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


Gwynn has 5 variants: Gwenn, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwinne and Gwynne.

15 more related forms via Guinevere, Gwen, Gwendolen, Gwyn: Gaenna, Gaynor, Genna, Genny, Guenna, Guinna, Gwenda, Gwenna, Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwenny, Gwinna, Gwyneth, Gwynna and Wynne.

Creative forms:
(female) Gaynn, Gayynn, ..

(male) Gwano, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gwynn Karmen (G.K.), ..

How popular is Gwynn?

Gwynn is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#9317 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Gwynn (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Genna, Guinevere (#1336 from current records), Gwen (#746), Gwenda, Gwenn, Gwyn, Gwyneth (#1091) and Gwynne. Other variants, like Genny, are seldom used. These relations of Gwynn are at the peak of their popularity presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Gwynn is alike in pronunciation to Gunne. Other recommended names are Brynn, Elynn, Erynn, Gayna, Glenn, Glyn, Glynn, Gwynda, Lynn, Rynn and Wynn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwynn.

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