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Gender: F Meaning of Guinevere: "white shadow, white wave" Origin of Guinevere: Welsh

Guinevere was the name of the beautiful but ill-fated queen of Camelot, for so many years eclipsed by its modern Cornish form Jennifer. Today, Guinevere could be a cool possibility for adventurous parents intrigued by this richly evocative and romantic choice.

Guinevere shares the attractive short form Gwyn with Gwyneth. Other cousin ideas: Gwendolen, Genevieve, Jenna, or Gwen.

Famous People Named Guinevere

Guinevere Van Seenus, American model
Guinevere Jane Turner, American actress and screenwriter
Guinevere Alice Mei-Ing Kauffmann, American astrophysicist
Guinevere Bella (b. 2012), daughter of mixed martial artist Chuck Liddell

Pop Culture References for the Name Guinevere

Guinevere, queen consort of the legendary King Arthur and lover of Sir Lancelot
Miss Guinevere Pettigrew, character in 1938 novel and 2008 movie "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day"
"Guinevere Jones," TV series and its main character
"Guinnevere" (1969), song by Crosby, Stills & Nash

Gaenna, Gayna, Gaynah, Gayner, Generva, Genever, Genevieve, Genevra, Geniffer, Geniver, Genivra, Genn, Genna, Gennie, Gennifer, Genny, Ginette, Ginevra, Guenever, Gueniveer, Guenna, Guenola, Guinever, Guinivere, Guinna, Gwen, Gwenevere, Gwenivere, Gwenn, Gwennola, Gwennora, Gwennore, Gwenny, Gwenora, Gwenore, Gwenrie, Gwyn, Gwynn, Gwynna, Gwynne, Gwynnevere, Jen, Jeni, Jenifer, Jennee, Jenni, Jennie, Jennifer, Jenny, Wendee, Wendie, Wendy, Win, Winne, Winny

Guinevere's International Variations

Gweniver (Cornish) Gaenor, Guenevere, Gaynor (Welsh)