Gwendolyn Name Meaning and Origin

Gwendolyn is a girl name. The name is originated from ‘Welsh’ origin. The baby name Gwendolyn means “Blessed Bow”.


Gwendolyn Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Welsh”



Gwendolyn is a girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “GWEN + da + lin”


Gwendolyn Name Meaning:

Gwendolyn originates in Welsh language and means “blessed bow”. Gwendolyn was the name of a character in Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of Being Earnest. Until today, Gwendolyn has remained a fairly popular feminine given name in the United States. In its variant spelling this was also the name of a fictional queen in the Historia Regum Britanniae written by Geoffrey of Monmouth.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Gwen, Gwendaline, Gwendalyn, Gwendelyn, Gwendolen, Gwendolene, Gwendolin, Gwendoline, Gwendolynn, Gwendolynne, Gwenndolen, Gwyndolen, Gwyndolin, Gwyndolyn


Famous people with this name:

Gwendolyn Bennet – poet

Gwendolyn Brooks – poet

Gwendolyn Farnsworth – writer

Gwendolyn MacEwen – writer

Gwendolyn Parker – published author




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