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