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What does Gwin mean?

Gwin Pronunciation of Gwin [gwin] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Gwin) is of Welsh origin, and the name Gwin means "fair, white blessed, holy". Gwin is an alternate spelling of Gwyn (Welsh): from (g)wyn.

Associated with: fair (white), blessed.


Gwin has 3 variants: Guinn, Gwinn and Gwynn.

1 more alternative form via Gwyn: Wyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Goin, Gowin, ..

(female) Gwan, Gwar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gwin Tyrese (G.T.), ..

How popular is Gwin?

Gwin is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#6491 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gwin has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gwin name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gwin is alike in pronunciation to Gahan, Gaine, Gawain, Gawaine, Gawan, Gawayn, Gayne, Gun, Gunn, Gunne, Gwayn, Gwayne and Gyan. Other recommended names are Adin, Alin, Alwin, Amin, Arin, Arwin, Aswin, Bain, Bowin, Cain, Dain, Dwain, Edin, Edwin, Elwin, Eoin, Erin, Erwin, Evin, Ewin, Fain, Fin, Flin, Gail, Gains, Gair, Galin, Garin, Garwin, Gavin, Geir, Gian, Gib, Gil, Gino, Glen, Glin, Glinn, Glyn, Godwin, Gorin, Hein, Iain, Irwin, Lin, Odin, Olin, Orin, Orwin, Oswin, Owain, Owin, Pain, Quin, Rain, Swain, Twain, Unwin, Vin, Wain, Win and Zain. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwin.

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