Wendolyn: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Wendolyn

Wendolyn

Pronunciation: WEHN-də-lin (key)

Origin of the name Gwendolyn:

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

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Gwendolyn, Wendelin

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My daughter's middle name (first name Jean), chosen for its initial, its meter and its uniqueness, as well as the possibility of being shortened to Wendy, a well-known wonderful and bright child in literature.

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I've seen it referred to in one baby book as a variation of Gwendolyn, though I associate it more with the short form Wendy.

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