Usage: Gwendolyn, of Celtic origin, is a popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Gwendolyn are in general originating from United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Gwendolyn across the world, see Gwendolen.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 11.
The name Gwendolyn is ranked on the 2,349th position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 162700 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.003% of the population.
The name Gwendolyn has nine characters. It means that it is relatively long-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Gwendolyn for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
Gwendolyn (/ˈɡwɛndɵlɨn/ GWEN-də-lin) is a feminine given name, a variant spelling of Gwendolen (perhaps influenced by names such as Carolyn, Evelyn and Marilyn). This has been the most popular spelling in the United States.
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