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Gwilym Meaning


What does Gwilym mean?

The name Gwilym is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Gwilym is "determined protector".

Gwilym is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Gwi-lym.

The Given Name Gwilym

Gwilym is a form of William. See William for further details.

Gwilym is a simple and daring name.

A name fit for a child full of cheerfullness and distinction, a little trailblazer.

Gwilym is also great as a middle name.

Gwilym Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Gwilym sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Gwilym Name Popularity Page.

Gwilym Related Names

Gwilym is a form of William.

Variants of the name Gwilym include Gwilim, Gwillym.

Gwilym has the diminutive (nickname) Gwil.

Famous Gwilyms

    Gwilym Numerology

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    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Gwilym Name Fun

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

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Gwilym.

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