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.
Gwyndolyn, Gwyndolin, Gwyndolen, Gwendelyn
Musician Gwen Stefani
Daughter of Tammy Wynette