Popularity:7575
Origin:Welsh
Meaning:fair one; white and smooth, soft
Gwenevere is a traditional girl’s name with Welsh origins. The name Gwenevere—as a variant of the more common Guinevere—has the beautiful meaning of “fair one,” “white and smooth,” and “soft.” If you’ve ever had the honor of visiting the awesome country of Wales you may have come across a fair few Gweneveres upon your travels. But if not, you’ve likely had this name visit you in books! Perhaps the most famous Gwen of all time was the Guinevere of Arthurian legend. She was said to be a medieval queen of Great Britain and the subject of a torrid love affair. But whether baby is beloved by a Lancelot or not, they can own this name just like any other queen before her.

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