Gwendolen Name Meaning & Origin

Gwendolen

Pronunciation: GWEHN-də-lin (key)

Origin of the name Gwendolen:

English variant of the Welsh Gwendolen (fair-browed), a compound name composed of the elements gwen, gwyn (white, fair, blessed) and dolen (brows, eyebrows).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Gwen, Winnie

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Gwendolen Harleth, in the 1876 George Eliot novel Daniel Deronda.
Gwendolen Fairfax, main character in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest.

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