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What does Gwynneth mean?

Gwynneth Pronunciation of Gwynneth [gwyn-neth] as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and the name Gwynneth means "white, fair". Gwynneth is a version of Gwyneth (Welsh): from the Welsh district name Gwynedd.

Associated with: white, fair (beautiful).


Gwynneth has 8 variants: Gweneth, Gwenith, Gwenneth, Gwenyth, Gwineth, Gwinneth, Gwinyth and Gwynith.

5 more different relations via Gwyneth: Gwenness, Gwennetta, Gwynedd, Gwynna and Gwynne.

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Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Gwynneth?

Gwynneth is an uncommon given name for females. Gwynneth is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Gwynneth (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Gwyneth (#1091 last year), Gwenyth (#1523) and Gwynne. Other variants, like Gwinyth, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Gwynneth was at its apex less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.02%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.02%, 22.3%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cynth, Garnet, Gayner, Ginnee, Ginnette, Glenne, Glennene (see Glenna), Glennette, Glynae, Glynn, Glynnis, Gobinet, Gobnet, Gunne, Gunnel, Gwenetta, Gwenette, Gwenita, Gwenn, Gwenna, Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwennola (see Guinevere), Gwennora (see Guinevere), Gwennore (see Guinevere), Gwenny, Gwinn, Gwinna, Gwinne, Gwyn, Gwynda, Gwyneira, Gwynn, Janeth, Janneth, Luneth, Lynnet, Lynnett, Lysbeth and Lyzbeth. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwynneth.

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