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Gwen

Gwen is the short version of two medieval and romantic names, Gwendolyn and Guinevere. And thanks to stylish rocker Gwen Stefani, the name sounds fresh and modern again. A bonus: it still has yet to hop on the popularity train, making Gwen a moderately unique name for a baby girl.

Origin

  • Welsh: Fair, white, blessed

Syllables

1

Alternate Spellings

Gwyndolyn, Gwyndolin, Gwyndolen, Gwendelyn

Famous Namesakes

Musician Gwen Stefani

Celebrity Babies

Daughter of Tammy Wynette