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Gwen Meaning


What does Gwen mean?

The name Gwen is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Gwen is "white, fair, blessed, holy".

Gwen is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Gwen.

The Given Name Gwen

Gwen is a diminutive of Gwendolen. See Gwendolen for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Gwen, is one of timelessness and charm.

This 1 syllable name has timelessness and authenticness.

A valiant name that will be brilliant to parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Gwen Stefani.

Gwen Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 907 in baby name popularity for girls with 294 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 862 in baby name popularity for girls with 316 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Gwen has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Gwen Name Popularity Page.

Gwen Related Names

Gwen is a diminutive of Gwendolen.

Variants of the name Gwen include Gwenn, Gwenna, Gwenne, Gwynn, Gwynne.

The names Gwinda, Gwyn, Gwynfor, Gwynham are all forms of Gwen.

Famous Gwens

  • Gwen Stefani ~ Pop Musician

Gwen Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Gwen.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Gwen Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Gwen in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Gwen.

Just for fun, see the name Gwen in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Gwen in Nautical Flags page.