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Girl Names Starting with Gwen-

Gwen- baby names and what they mean, with 10 results. Gwen- names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in the 1950s (USAGE OF 0.21%) and have become much less common since (USAGE 0.07%, DOWN 65%), with names such as Gwendolyn falling out of fashion.

Gwen- names

Gwen - Gwenyth

Guinevere and variants

Gwenore, Gwenora, Gwenny1, Gwennore, Gwennora, Gwennola, Gwenn1, Gwennie1, Gweniver, Gwenevere, Gwen1
Var. of Guinevere. Origin fr. Welsh word. "Fair and smooth." Common. Compare Gwenevere, Gwennore, Gwenore and popular last names Galimore (UPPER 40%), Gardere (57%), with the -re suffix.

Gwen2, var. Gwenn2
Derivative of Welsh. "Fair, white, blessed, holy." Gwen is a Top 2000 baby name.


Gwenda1, var. Gwenda2
From Welsh language. "Fair, good." Slightly novel as a girls' name nowadays, though Gwenda still occurs frequently as a first name for women. See also Gwenna.

Gwendolen and variants

Gwendolen, var. Gwenyth1, Gwenny2, Gwennie2, Gwenni, Gwenndolyn, Gwenette1, Gwendolynne, Gwenna, Gwendolynn, Gwendolyne, Gwendolyn, Gwendoline, Gwendolin, Gwendalyn, Gwendolene, Gwendaline, Gwenda3, Gwen3
Origin fr. Welsh element. "Fair bow; blessed ring." Gwen, Gwenda, Gwendolyn and Gwenyth are more common as baby names among the variant forms of Gwendolen.

Stems fr. Welsh. "White snow." Unusual, with the androgynous-sounding -ra suffix for Gweneira, like Genara. See also Gwennora.

Gwyneth and variants

Gwenyth2, Gwennetta, Gwenneth, Gwenness, Gwenith1, Gwenita, Gwenette2, Gwenisha, Gwenetta, Gweneth
Var. of Gwyneth. Origin fr. Welsh element. "White, fair." Gwenyth is a Top 2000 baby name.

Source fr. Welsh. "White breast." Not in Top 2000.

Gwenith2, var. Gwenyth3
Source fr. Welsh. "Happiness." Adoption of Gwenith and variants soared 5 years ago and is less today.

Stems fr. Welsh. "White flood." Gwenllian is uncommon as a birth name.

Stems fr. Welsh word. Variant of Gwyneth, or derived from .. Uncommon, with usage of 0.006% for Gwenyth as a birth name in 2018, higher than 0.006% the previous year. See also Gwenita.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Gwen- names for girls.

1. Gwen - Gwenyth
Guinevere [Gwenn, Gwenny, Gwenore, Gwenora, Gwennie, Gwennore, Gwennora, Gwennola, ..], Gwen [Gwenn], Gwenda [Gwenda], Gwendolen [Gwenny, Gwenni, Gwenna, Gwenyth, Gwennie, Gwenette, Gwenndolyn, Gwendolynne, ..], Gweneira, Gwyneth [Gwenyth, Gwenith, Gwenita, Gwenneth, Gwenness, Gwenisha, Gwenette, Gwennetta, ..], Gwenfron, Gwenith [Gwenyth], Gwenllian, Gwenyth

Usage comparison for Gwen- names