Given Name GUIOMAR

GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
PRONOUNCED: gee-oo-MAR (Portuguese), gee-o-MAR (Spanish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from the Germanic name Wigmar, which is formed of the elements wig "war, battle" and mari "famous". In the medieval 'Lancelot-Grail' cycle he plays a minor role as a cousin of Guinevere, who banishes him after he becomes a lover of Morgan le Fey. In modern Portugal and Spain it is a feminine name.
Entry updated May 31, 2018