✍  Updated on: March 20th, 2023

Gwendolen name meaning

Gender: Girl
Origin: Welsh
Usage: English and Welsh
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Gwendolen gwe-ndo-len
Meaning: Gwen Which Means White Fair Blessed Holy and White Circle Moon
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What does Gwendolen mean?

The uncommon girl name Gwendolen is originated from Welsh and is used principally in English and Welsh languages, Gwendolen means "Gwen Which Means White Fair Blessed Holy or White Circle Moon".

What's Gwendolen like for a baby name?

Gwendolen is a beautiful and unique name for a baby girl. Originating from Wales, it means fair bow and blessed ring. The name has a sophisticated yet gentle sound to it, making it perfect for parents who want an elegant name for their daughter. Gwendolen also has historical roots, as it was the name of a legendary queen of Britain in Arthurian lore. This adds an extra layer of meaning and depth to the already lovely moniker. If you're looking for a name that is not overused but still recognizable, Gwendolen is definitely worth considering for your little one.

How do I pronounce Gwendolen?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Gwendolen is gwe-ndo-len. The name can also be pronounced as gwen-dolen.

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How popular is the name Gwendolen?

Gwendolen is a unique baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1903 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1903, it ranked 1592nd when 34 girls were named Gwendolen. There are over 795 babies that have been given the name Gwendolen in United States. Gwendolen is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, in use since 1998, peaked in 2010 when it ranked 2392nd. It had a short run of 4 years on Ireland girl names chart.

Gwendolen is a rare baby name in France, chances of it being still in use are very slim. Gwendolen is a common name in England. At least, 1000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Gwendolen

You believe planning revenge is a waste of energy and time and you use those doing something productive or noble. You want to inspire people to do more in life and thrive to accomplish more. You are always open to hearing new opinions and perspectives. Failure motivates you. If a person doesn't love you as you imagined, you suppose they don't love you at all. When it comes to life goals, you are cautious and always plan precisely your next steps.

Other names similar to Gwendolen, for would be parents

  •  Rhiwallon - Rhiwallon's meaning is Ruler is rooted from Welsh, dominantly used in English and Welsh is used as a baby boy name
  •  Gwyn - Mainly used in Welsh frequently used, Gwyn has its origin in Old Welsh and Welsh and is bestowed upon both genders, meaning of Gwyn is "Happiness and White". Gwyn is short of Gwyneth.
  •  Garwyn - Of Welsh and Old English origin, Garwyn means "Friend with a Spear or Friend in Battle" used as a baby boy name is dominantly used in English
  •  Morcan came from Welsh is a gender-neutral name, meaning of Morcan is "Of the Bright Sea" is used prevalently in English
  •  Gwenfair - Eternal and Illustrous Gwenfair specifically is used in Welsh is a girl name came from Welsh. Gwenfair is equivalent of Mary in Welsh language
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Sibling Names for Gwendolen

Looking for the perfect name to pair with Gwendolen for your two little ones? Look no further! We have compiled a list of sibling names that complement this beautiful and unique name. From classic to modern, these names are sure to inspire you in choosing the perfect sibling name for Gwendolen.

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Famous people named Gwendolen

  • Gwendolen Fitzalan-Howard, Duchess of Norfolk, eldest child of Marmaduke Constable-Maxwell
  • Gwendolen Harleth, central character
  • Gwendolen Guinness, Countess of Iveagh, Anglo-Irish aristocrat and Conservative politician

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