First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Guenevere, Gwendoline, Gwendolyn, Gwendaline, Gwendolen, Gwen, Gwenn, Gwenne, Gwenith, Gwenyth, Gwyneth, Gwyn, Guenn, Gwyndolyn, Jennifer, Guinevere, Wyn, Wynnie, Winnie, Winny, Win, Winn, Weeny, Wyonna, Wynn, Selwin, Selwinn, Selwynn, Selwyn, Sherric, Sherrik, Sherryc, Sherryck, Sherrick, Walwin, Walwinn, Walwynn, Welwyn, Walwyn
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: variant spelling of Wynn.
- Welsh: variant of
- Irish (Connacht): adopted as an English equivalent
of Gaelic Ó Gaoithin ‘descendant of Gaoithín’ (see
Gahan), because Gaelic gaoth also means ‘wind’, and the
English surname Wynne was taken as being related to the English
vocabulary word wind.