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What does Gwenevere mean?

Gwenevere Pronunciation of Gwenevere as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwenevere is "fair and smooth". Gwenevere is a version of Guinevere (Welsh).


ASSOCIATED WITH fair (beautiful), smooth (gentle)


VARIANTS Gweniver, Guinever, Gueniver, Guenevere, Guenever

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GUINEVERE Genever, Genevieve, Genevra, Geniver, Gwennore, Gwenore



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How popular is Gwenevere?

Gwenevere is a rare given name for women. Gwenevere is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Gwenevere (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000 are Genevieve (#172 A YEAR AGO), Genevra and Guinevere (#1446). Other variants, like Gwennore, are seldom used. These forms of Gwenevere were at the peak of their popularity 108 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.3%) and have become much less conventional since (ADOPTION 0.1%, 61.2%), with the version Genevieve becoming less stylish. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genevieve, Genevra, Guinevere in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Geegee, Genavieve, Genette, Geneva, Geneve, Geneveeve, Genevia, Genevie, Genevre, Genifer (see Jennifer), Genivee, Genivieve, Genivra, Gennivre, Genovefa, Genovera, Genoveva, Ginevra, Ginevre, Gleneen, Glenene, Glennene (see Glenna), Gwendolene, Gweneira, Gweneth, Gwenetta, Gwenette, Gwenness (see Gwyneth), Gwenneth, Gwennie, Gwennora (see Guinevere), Gwenora and Gwyneira. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwenevere.

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