Gender Feminine
Usage Welsh, English
Pronounced Pron. GWEHN
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Meaning & History

From Welsh gwen, the feminine form of gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed". It can also be a short form of Gwendolen, Gwenllian and other names beginning with Gwen.

Related Names

VariantWynne(Welsh)
Masculine FormsWyn, Wynn(Welsh)
Other Languages & CulturesGuendoloena, Guendolen(Arthurian Romance) Gwenn(Breton) Gwendoline(French) Fiona(Scottish)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022