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Gender Feminine
Usage Welsh
Pronounced Pron. GWEHN-də-lin(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "white ring", derived from the Welsh elements gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed" and dolen meaning "ring, loop". This was the name of a mythical queen of the Britons who defeated her husband in battle, as told by Geoffrey of Monmouth.
DiminutiveGwen
Other Languages & CulturesGwendolyn, Guendolen, Gwen(English) Gwendoline(English (British)) Gwendoline(French)

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