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Gwynn (girl)

What does Gwynn mean?

Gwynn Pronunciation of Gwynn as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Gwynn) has its root in Welsh, and Gwynn means "fair and smooth; fair, white, blessed, holy; fair bow; blessed ring". Gwynn is an alternate form of Guinevere (Welsh). Gwynn is also a derivative of Gwen (Welsh). Gwynn is also used as a variation of Gwendolen (Welsh), and a derivative of Gwyn (Welsh).


ASSOCIATED WITH fair (beautiful), smooth (gentle), white, blessed


VARIANTS Gwynne, Gwinne, Gwinn, Gwin, Gwenn

RELATED FORMS VIA GUINEVERE, GWEN, GWENDOLEN, GWYN Gaenna, Gaynor, Genna, Genny, Guenna, Guinna, Gwenda, Gwenna, Gwenni, Gwennie, Gwenny, Gwinna, Gwyneth, Gwynna, Wynne

(female) Gaynn, ..

(male) Gwano, ..

Gwynn Aida (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gwynn?

Gwynn is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#9317 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Gwynn (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Genna, Guinevere (#1446 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Gwen (#907), Gwenda, Gwenn, Gwyn, Gwyneth (#1289) and Gwynne. Other variants, like Genny, are seldom used. These relations of Gwynn were at the peak of their popularity 68 years ago and are almost as common today. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genna, Guinevere, Gwen, Gwenda, Gwenn in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Gwynn is alike in pronunciation to Gunne. Other recommended sound-alike names are Brynn, Elynn, Erynn, Gayna, Glenn, Glyn, Glynn, Gwynda, Lynn, Rynn and Wynn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gwynn.

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