Gwen meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Gwen No. of characters: 4 Gender: GirlOrigin: Welsh English
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Meanings: White Fair Blessed Form of Gwendolyn White Brow Holy English name, short form of Gwendolin.

Gwen was ranked 674 in 1970 list of US boys name and dropped by 4.66% from its previous ranking of 644 in 1967. Gwen was ranked 602 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 0.33% from its previous ranking of 604 in 2015.

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History of Gwen

Gwen is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 666 in 2015. Only 664 people have Gwen as their first name. Gwen is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Gwen was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a girl which is popular since 2016 and ranked 602 (0.009441% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 29855 people wear Gwen as their first name. Comes from Celtic "gwen" Means: "happy" Celebrates October 18th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Gwen showcases in the charts. 0.008260% of Americans have this given name.

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Gwenn is the wife of Saint Fragan, in Armorica, in the 5th century. Their four children are all inscribed on the calendar of Breton saints; they are Jagu, Gwethenoc, Gwennol and Klervi.

Expression number of Gwen is 22.

They are passionate. Gwen are persistent and possess leadership abilities. Very open to the world, they are interested in everything. Gwen dream big and so are their achievements in real world. Emotive, very active, shameless, their insolence is sometimes irritating, but their gaiety redeems everything. Gwen can transform any idea into reality which make them a master builder equipped with ingenuity and innovation. They have a tempering temper. They are greedy, want everything and immediately. Ignoring timidity, their self-confidence is distasteful. Fiendy, biting, they succeed in life.

Names that rhyme with Gwen Famous people named Gwen
Gwendolyn Gourvenec in WAX: We Are the X as Actress
Gwen Lipscomb in The Witchmaker as Actress
Gwen Hollander in Press or Say '2' as Actress
Gwen Cortez in Achtzehneinhalb 18 as Actress
Gwen Bialic in Broken Flowers as Production Manager
Gwen Mihok in Two Stories as Actress
Tegwen Tucker in Fireman Sam: Mighty Mountain Heroes as Actress
Gwen Kenyon in Charlie Chan in the Secret Service as Actress
Gwenda Ewen in A Town Like Alice as Actress
Gwen Stewart in The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard as Actress
Names like Gwen Gwen Namesakes Related Names: Gweirfyl Gwelda Gweltas Gweltaz Gwen Gwen-Aëlle Gwena Gwenaël Gwenaëla Gwenaële Gwenaëlle Gwenael Gwenaelle Gwenal Gwenavere Gwenégan Gwenégann Gwenc'hlan Gwenda Gwendaël Posts having Gwen: Comments :Marta Ocegueda Gwyn is a proper name of person Welsh men. It derives from the homonymous term Welsh which can mean "white", "light", "beautiful" or "blessed", from which even Gwyneth, Carwyn and Arianwen. The female form Gwen, also used in English, can also be a diminutive of names that contain that term, like Gwendolyn, Gwenllian, Geneva and others. Versions of the name are Gwynn, Gwin, Gwenn, Gwyn. Popularity of Gwen
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