GwennofWelsh Diminutive of Gwenllian and other names beginning with Gwen, used independently since the 19th century. It coincides with the medieval Welsh name for the planet Venus (literally "little white one" or "little bright one")... [more]
GwenonwyfWelsh (Rare) Directly taken from Welsh gwenonwy "lily of the valley". In local folklore this was the name of King Arthur's sister; Maen Gwenonwy, a large rock off Porth Cadlan in Gwynedd, Wales, is named for her.... [more]
GwenwledyrfWelsh Mythology The first element is Welsh gwen "fair, white, blessed"; the second element, gwledyr, is uncertain. In the tale of Culhwch and Olwen (which appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth), Gwenwledyr was a lady who lived at Arthur's court, the daughter of Gwawrddur the Hunchback and sister of three of Arthur's warriors: Duach, Brathach and Nerthach.
GwenwynwynmMedieval Welsh Famous bearer is Gwenwynwyn ab Owain Cyfeiliog, the last major ruler of mid Wales before the completion of the Norman English invasion.
GwenyddfWelsh Means "joy" in Welsh. It has been used in Wales since the mid-19th century.... [more]
GwenynenfObscure Directly taken from Welsh gwenynen "bee", this name was adopted by Augusta Hall, Baroness Llanover, a Welsh heiress, best known as a patron of the Welsh arts, as her bardic name (Gwenynen Gwent "the bee of Gwent").
GwernmWelsh Mythology Derived from Welsh gwern "alder tree". Gwern is a minor figure in Welsh tradition. He is the son of Matholwch, king of Ireland, and Branwen, sister to the king of Britain... [more]
GwionmWelsh Mythology, Welsh Possibly related to the Welsh element gwyn meaning "fair, blessed". This was the original name of Taliesin, a legendary bard, before he was cast into the "cauldron of knowledge", after which he became Taliesin, bard and seer.
GwynnomWelsh Name of a Celtic Christian saint, apparently from Gwynn- (first part of compound names beginning with Welsh gwyn "white, fair, holy", e.g. Gwynoro, Gwynlliw) + diminutive suffix -o (cf... [more]
GwynoromWelsh Derived from the Welsh element gwyn "white, fair, blessed" combined with gawr "shout" or gorŵydd "steed" or gwared "deliverance, relief". This was the name of an early Welsh saint... [more]
GyburgfLiterature, German (Modern, Rare) Gyburg is the female protagonist in Wolfram von Eschenbach's epic Willehalm. The first part of the name may be derived from GISIL (see Giselle), WIT (see Guido and Guy), or GEBA (see Gebhard); the second part is the well-known name element BURG meaning 'castle, protected place'.... [more]
Gyeong-mifKorean From Sino-Korean 鏡 (gyeong) meaning "mirror", 景 (gyeong) meaning "scenery, view", 敬 (gyeong) meaning "respect, honour", or 京 (gyeong) meaning "capital city" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beauty"... [more]
Gyeong-okfKorean From Sino-Korean 慶 "congratulate, celebrate" and 玉 "jade, precious stone, gem".
Gyeong-sumKorean From Sino-Korean 暻 "bright" and 秀 "refined, elegant, graceful".
GyeongwonfKorean From Sino-Korean 京 (gyeong) meaning "capital city", 卿 (gyeong) "noble", 耿 (gyeong) "bright, shining" or 敬 (gyeong) meaning "respect, honour" combined with 原 (won) meaning "source, origin, beginning"... [more]
GylfimIcelandic, Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology Modern form of GylfR, an Old Norse name derived from gjalfr "roar, heavy sea" or gólf "grain cultivator". In Norse mythology, Gylfi was the name of a sea giant. It was also the name of a mythical Swedish king.
GylipposmAncient Greek The first element of this name is a bit uncertain. It might possibly be derived from Greek γύλιος (gylios), the name for a long-shaped pouch or knapsack that Greek soldiers used for carrying their food supplies (see Gylon)... [more]
Gyu-damm & fKorean Combination of a gyu hanja, like 奎 meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride" or 圭 meaning "auspicious jewel; hall," and a dam hanja, e.g. 潭 meaning "deep pool; marsh, puddle."
Gyu-hamKorean From Sino-Korean 圭 (gyu) "jade pointed at top" and 夏 (ha) "summer; great, grand, big".
Gyu-haf & mKorean From Sino-Korean 奎 (gyu) meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride," 圭 (gyu) or 珪 (gyu), both meaning "auspicious jewel; hall" combined with 霞 (ha) meaning "mist, haze, rosy clouds" or 夏 (ha) meaning "summer"... [more]
Gyu-huif & mKorean From Sino-Korean 奎 "the stride of a person" and 熙 "bright, splendid, glorious".
Gyu-hyeonmKorean From Sino-Korean 圭 "jade pointed at top" and 賢 "virtuous, worthy, good". A famous bearer is South Korean singer Cho Kyu-hyun (1988-).
Gyu-jongmKorean From Sino-Korean 奎 "stride of man" and 鐘 "clock; bell".
Gyu-maefKorean From Sino-Korean 奎 (gyu) meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride," 圭 (gyu) or 珪 (gyu), both meaning "auspicious jewel; hall" combined with 梅 (mae) meaning "plum", 莓 (mae) meaning "strawberry", or 玫 (mae) meaning "rose, gemstone"... [more]
Gyu-mifKorean From Sino-Korean 奎 (gyu) meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride," 圭 (gyu) or 珪 (gyu), both meaning "auspicious jewel; hall" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beauty". This name can be formed using other hanja combinations as well.
Gyu-rif & mKorean From Sino-Korean 奎 (gyu) meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride," 圭 (gyu) or 珪 (gyu), both meaning "auspicious jewel; hall," and 利 (ri) meaning "benefit, advantage," 理 (ri) meaning "govern, rule; repair; notice, find," 里 (ri) meaning "village," 璃 (ri) meaning "jewel" or 俐 (ri) meaning "smart, intelligent," among other hanja combinations.... [more]
GyuseokmKorean From 奎 meaning "star; sentence, writing; stride" or 圭 meaning "auspicious jewel; hall," and 錫 "bestow, confer".