Gwyneth - Meaning Of Gwyneth, What Does Gwyneth Mean?

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Gwyneth Meaning


What does Gwyneth mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Gwyneth is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Gwyneth is "joy, happiness".  

Gwyneth is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Gwy-neth.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1058  in baby name popularity for girls with 243 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Gwyneth Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Gwyneth has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Gwyneth to other names.


The name Gwyneth is of uncertain origin. It may be drived from the word gwnaeth meaning "joy, happiness". It may also be an altered form of gwynedd whose meaning is derived from a place name in Wales.

Variants of the name Gwyneth include Gweneth, Gwenith, Gwenneth, Gwenyth, Gwynith.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Gwyneth Paltrow.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Gwyneth in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Gwyneth 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 Gwyneth in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Gwyneth Numerology page.

Gwyneth Numerology
Gwyneth in Hieroglyhics
Gwyneth in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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