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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 has 6 variant forms: Gwen, Gwenn, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwinne, Gwynn.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gwen, Gwendolyn, Gwyneth in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gwendolyn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Gwenna, Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwenny, Gwinna and Gwynna. Like Gwynne, these names are not commonly used.