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Gender: Female Meaning of Gaynor: "white and smooth, soft" Origin of Gaynor: Welsh

The name Gaynor is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "white and smooth, soft". Gaynor and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names from Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like ""Down the Rabbit Hole": The Game of Bad Names".

From the experts:

Gaynor is an early androgynous name with a positive association, related to the Cornish megahit name Jennifer.

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Famous People Named Gaynor

Gaynor Rowlands, Edwardian English singer-actress
Gaynor Hopkins, birth name of Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler
Gloria Gaynor, American disco singer
Janet Gaynor, American actress
Mitzi Gaynor, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Gaynor

Gayner, Gayna, Gaenor