Meaning and name origin
Gwynne \gw(yn)-ne\ as a girl's name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwynne is "fair and smooth; fair bow; blessed ring; happiness; fair, white, blessed, holy". Gwynne is a variant of Guinevere (Welsh): an early form of Jennifer. Also a variant of Gwendolyn (Welsh): in some legends, Merlin the magician has a wife named Gwendolyn. Gwynne is also used as a variant of Gwyneth (Welsh), Gwyn (Welsh).
Gwynne is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gwynne and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Gwendolyn (#420), Gwen (#957) and Gwyneth. (2014 statistics).