Gender / Sex: girl (Gwyn's also a boy name)
Meaning: fair, white, blessed, holy
Related Names: Gwen, Guinevere
Sounds Like: Gayna, Gwenn
Variant forms: Gwin, Gwinn, Gwinna, Gwinne, Gwynn, Gwynna, Gwynne
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3036
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 14607
Gwyn \gw-yn\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Gwyn), is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwyn is "fair, white, blessed, holy". Also short form of Gwendolyn or Gwyneth. A masculine name in Wales used as a feminine name in the English-speaking world.
Gwyn has 7 variant forms: Gwin, Gwinn, Gwinna, Gwinne, Gwynn, Gwynna and Gwynne.
For more information, see also related names Gwen and Guinevere.
Baby names that sound like Gwyn are Gayna and Gwenn.
View a list of the 4 names that reference Gwyn.
Gwyn is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3036 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#14607 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)