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Gwyneth Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Gwyneth is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Gwyneth is "joy, happiness".  


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.


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Related Names

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

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Gwyneth Paltrow.

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