Gender Feminine
Usage Welsh, English
Pronounced Pron. GWIN-eth(Welsh)
GWIN-ith(English)
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Meaning & History

Probably a variant of Gwynedd. It has been common in Wales since the 19th century, perhaps after the Welsh novelist Gwyneth Vaughan (1852-1910), whose real name was Ann Harriet Hughes. A modern famous bearer is the American actress Gwyneth Paltrow (1972-).

Related Names

VariantsGweneth, Gwenith, Gwenneth, Gwenyth, Gwynedd(Welsh)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022