What does Gwynne mean?
Gwynne \gw(yn)-ne\ as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and Gwynne means "fair and smooth; fair bow; blessed ring; happiness; fair, white, blessed, holy". Gwynne is a variant of Guinevere (Welsh): an early form of Jennifer. Gwynne is also a form of Gwendolyn (Welsh): in some legends. Gwynne is also used as a form of Gwyneth (Welsh) and Gwyn (Welsh).
Gwynne has 43 more different forms via Guinevere, Gwendolyn, Gwyneth, Gwyn: Gaenna, Gaynor, Genna, Gennie, Genny, Guenna, Guinna, Gwenda, Gweneth, Gwenette, Gwenita, Gwenith, Gweniver, Gwenna, Gwenness, Gwenneth, Gwennetta, Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwennola, Gwennora, Gwennore, Gwenny, Gwenora, Gwenore, Gwenyth, Gwineth, Gwinna, Gwinneth, Gwinyth, Gwynedd, Gwynith, Gwynna, Gwynneth, Jennee, Jenni, Jennie▼, Jenny▼, Winne, Winnie▼, Winny, Wynne and Wynnie.
Gwynne is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#41130 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Gwynne and related names. Gwendolyn (#420 the previous year), Jenny (#822), Gwen (#957), Winnie, Gwyneth and Jennie are the prominent variation forms of Gwynne (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.5673%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.1335%, down 76.5%), with the forms Jenny, Winnie, Jennie and Gwen becoming less trendy. Gwendolyn (#420) is the most chic birth name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)