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    Question Gwyneira - Is it "real"?

    I have been searching for such a long time to find a name that could use the nickname Winnie. But alas Winola is the only one I found that I would consider using and I didn't truly love it. So I found Gwyneira the other day and I am wondering is it a real name? Could I drop the G and have Wyneira. I am guessing its pronounced Gwyn-IRA or Gwyn-AYRA. I am not thinking for a first name, but as a middle? - That is if its a legitimate name.
    Last edited by sodallas3; October 21st, 2013 at 05:29 AM.
    'Jessie' Jessica Emily Faith
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    .... On the hunt for new girls name imagery.

    Ronan: For the sake of spicy, little boys wearing plaid shirts, running around in kneeless jeans, playing in the mud and being mischievous.
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    Yes, Gwyneira is a "real" name. It is Welsh, and means "white snow". My sources say it can be pronounced gwen-AY-ruh and gwen-EE-rah.

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    It is a real name, I think it is lovely.

    What about Winnifred (Winnie OR Freddie, so cute!), Ceridwen, Winona, Winter, Anwen, Rowan, Branwen, or maybe even Dwyn? Lots of awesome Welsh options, actually
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    Quote Originally Posted by moonkai View Post
    It is a real name, I think it is lovely.

    What about Winnifred (Winnie OR Freddie, so cute!), Ceridwen, Winona, Winter, Anwen, Rowan, Branwen, or maybe even Dwyn? Lots of awesome Welsh options, actually
    I only really like Rowan (which is too much like Ronan) or Winter and both are a bit too trendy. There's Winsome, Winnipeg, Kaywinnet and Winslow... but ehhh :/
    'Jessie' Jessica Emily Faith
    Living down under...

    .... On the hunt for new girls name imagery.

    Ronan: For the sake of spicy, little boys wearing plaid shirts, running around in kneeless jeans, playing in the mud and being mischievous.
    Other considerations
    Mariella Avalon - Logan Michael - Elisabeth Jewel - Everett James

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    It's real. Pronounced 'gwin-AY-ra'.
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