Gwendolyn: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Gwendolyn

With Welsh roots, this name means “white ring” or “white, fair eyebrows.” Regardless of your child’s eyebrow color, this is an old classic that carries a movie star quality and is the name of the bad-ass who plays both Captain Phasma in Star Wars and Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones.

Nicknames:

Gwen, Wendy, Dolly, Gwennie, Lyn, Win/Wyn, Winnie, Ginny.

Famous people named Gwendolyn:

American soprano Gwendolyn Bradley; famous poet, author and teacher Gwendolyn Brooks; journalist and news broadcaster Gwendolyn “Gwen” Ifill; violinist Gwendolyn Masin; actress Gwendoline Christie; fictional Gwendolyn “Winnie” Cooper on The Wonder Years.

Fun fact:

Gwendolyn is the Welsh goddess of the moon.

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