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Gwen Name Popularity

How popular is the name Gwen? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 962 5 0.0013%
1912 853 11 0.0022%
1913 790 17 0.003%
1914 807 22 0.0032%
1915 721 47 0.0052%
1916 792 39 0.004%
1917 715 55 0.0055%
1918 789 45 0.0042%
1919 785 45 0.0043%
1920 1,006 24 0.0022%
1921 773 54 0.0047%
1922 768 54 0.0048%
1923 706 70 0.0062%
1924 705 72 0.0062%
1925 731 63 0.0056%
1926 569 108 0.0098%
1927 604 98 0.0089%
1928 515 135 0.0126%
1929 470 158 0.0153%
1930 432 192 0.0184%
1931 489 131 0.0133%
1932 428 192 0.0194%
1933 397 218 0.0234%
1934 429 191 0.0198%
1935 366 255 0.0262%
1936 371 251 0.0261%
1937 380 242 0.0246%
1938 324 338 0.033%
1939 337 314 0.0309%
1940 340 315 0.0296%
1941 366 294 0.0261%
1942 351 351 0.0278%
1943 361 351 0.0269%
1944 386 287 0.0232%
1945 357 333 0.0273%
1946 335 457 0.031%
1947 353 471 0.0282%
1948 364 419 0.0262%
1949 370 408 0.0254%
1950 379 410 0.0255%
1951 389 395 0.0233%
1952 381 423 0.0242%
1953 355 530 0.0299%
1954 322 656 0.0359%
1955 312 723 0.0393%
1956 316 733 0.0388%
1957 315 818 0.0425%
1958 299 864 0.0457%
1959 294 921 0.0485%
1960 311 880 0.0464%
1961 308 856 0.0453%
1962 319 831 0.0453%
1963 368 645 0.0359%
1964 387 581 0.033%
1965 422 446 0.0273%
1966 439 407 0.0261%
1967 485 335 0.0221%
1968 516 305 0.0203%
1969 524 306 0.0199%
1970 542 304 0.0191%
1971 508 318 0.0212%
1972 553 254 0.0186%
1973 719 150 0.0116%
1974 578 222 0.0171%
1975 551 259 0.0202%
1976 599 216 0.0168%
1977 768 145 0.0108%
1978 804 133 0.0099%
1979 814 140 0.0099%
1980 869 125 0.0085%
1981 964 102 0.0069%
1982 1,062 82 0.0055%
1983 1,113 68 0.0046%
1984 1,254 54 0.0036%
1985 1,373 46 0.003%
1986 1,958 20 0.0013%
1987 1,678 31 0.002%
1988 3,002 7 0.0004%
1989 2,668 12 0.0007%
1990 3,082 8 0.0005%
1991 2,309 19 0.0012%
1992 2,520 15 0.0009%
1993 2,650 12 0.0008%
1994 2,973 9 0.0006%
1995 3,526 5 0.0003%
1996 3,594 5 0.0003%
1997 2,263 20 0.0014%
1998 2,775 11 0.0007%
1999 2,546 16 0.0011%
2000 2,729 13 0.0009%
2001 1,853 42 0.0028%
2002 1,504 71 0.0047%
2003 1,466 77 0.0051%
2004 1,503 75 0.0049%
2005 1,306 109 0.0071%
2006 1,355 109 0.007%
2007 1,205 145 0.0092%
2008 1,167 157 0.0102%
2009 1,230 137 0.0092%
2010 1,402 97 0.0067%
2011 1,156 142 0.01%
2012 1,062 169 0.0119%
2013 903 218 0.0153%
2014 914 226 0.0155%
2015 729 321 0.0221%
2016 745 315 0.0218%
2017 787 273 0.0196%
2018 820 252 0.0183%
2019 759 284 0.021%

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What names are variants of Gwen?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Gwen.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Gwenn

Fair one; white and smooth, soft; fair, white, blessed, holy

Welsh

Gwyn

Fair, white, blessed, holy

Welsh

Gwynn

Fair one; white and smooth, soft; fair, white, blessed, holy; fair bow; blessed ring

Welsh


What names sound like Gwen?

If you like how Gwen sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Gwen.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Geena

American

Gena

Well-born, noble; juniper tree

Greek

Gene

Hebrew

Gwenna

Fair bow; blessed ring

Welsh

Gwenni

Fair bow; blessed ring

Welsh

Gwenny

Fair one; white and smooth, soft; fair bow; blessed ring

Welsh

Gwin

Fair, white, blessed, holy

Welsh

Gwinn

Fair, white, blessed, holy

Welsh


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  1. My great grandmothers name. She was a wonderful inspiring woman.


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