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What does Gwynedd mean?

Gwynedd Pronunciation of Gwynedd [gwynedd] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Gwynedd) is pronounced goo-IN-eth. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwynedd is "blessed". Name of a place in Wales in the Middle Ages, which may derive from the old Welsh personal name Cunedda.

Affiliated boy name: Gwyn.

Associated with: blessed, old.


1 feminine form: Gwyneth.

Creative forms:
(male) Ganedd, Gaynedd, ..

(female) Gwyner, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gwynedd Gilbert (G.G.), ..

How popular is Gwynedd?

Gwynedd is an unusual first name for men and an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Gwynedd has yet to be ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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Similar Names

Recommended names are Gayne, Gayner, Gaynes, Gwayne, Gwynfor and Gwynn. Like Gwynedd, these names are not frequently used.

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