Gwendoline - girls name

Gwendoline name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 51%

Gwendoline name meaning:

The name Gwendoline is of Welsh origin and carries a rich meaning. It is derived from the Welsh name Gwendolyn, which itself has two elements: "gwen" meaning "white" or "fair," and "dolyn" meaning "brow" or "brow-shaped hill." Therefore, Gwendoline can be interpreted as "fair brow" or "fair hill."

People with the name Gwendoline are often associated with qualities such as beauty, purity, and grace. The reference to a "fair brow" may also imply intelligence or wisdom. The name Gwendoline has a classic and timeless feel, as well as a touch of elegance. It exudes a sense of strength and femininity, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a name that embodies both beauty and resilience.

Overall, Gwendoline is a name with a strong and positive meaning, evoking images of natural beauty and charm. It represents a person who is fair, both in appearance and character, and may serve as a reminder of the strength and grace that can be found in simplicity.

Origin: Welsh

Fair, blessed. White browed. White circle.


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Overall UK ranking: 2711 out of 5581

9 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Gwendoline

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