Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage Welsh

Meaning & History

From the name of the kingdom of Gwynedd, which was located in northern Wales from the 5th century. It is now the name of a Welsh county. The name may be related to Old Irish Féni meaning "Irish people", itself possibly related to the Celtic root *wēnā meaning "band of warriors" [1].

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGwyneth(English)

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  


Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 412.
Entry updated January 21, 2022