Diminutive of Gwendolen/Gwendolyn"white circle"
Gwen Origin and Meaning
The name Gwen is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "white circle".
While Gwen may have originated as a short form of Gwendolen and Gwendolyn, these days it frequently stands on its own. Rocker Gwen Stefani has given it a shot of cool, and parents are choosing it as a standalone more and more often—Gwen hopped back onto the US Top 1000 in 2013 after an absence of over 30 years. Gwen could also be short for Guinevere.
# 819 in the US
Gwen Rank in US Top 1000
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Famous People Named Gwen
- Gwen Renee StefaniAmerican singer and fashion designer
- Gwendolynne Sophia "Gwen" MooreU.S. Congresswoman from Wisconsin
- Gwendolyn "Gwen" GuthrieAmerican singer,songwriter
- Gwendolen Mary "Gwen" JohnWelsh artist
- Gwendolyn "Gwen" IfillAmerican journalist
- Gwyneth Evelyn "Gwen" VerdonAmerican actress and singer
- Gwendolyn Lee "Gwen" daughter of singer Tammy Wynette
- Gwen Jorgensen2016 US Triathlon Olympic Gold Medalist
- Gwen FrosticAmerican artist
- Gwen Choidancer from Project 21
Gwen in Pop Culture
- Gwen Stacylove interest of Spider,Man
- Gwen Coopercharacter on TV's "Torchwood"
- Gwen Dawsoncharacter on TV's "Downtown Abbey"
- Gwendolyn 'Gwen' Tennysoncharacter on animated series "Ben 10"
- Gwen Graysoncharacter in 2005 movie Sky High
- Gwen Raidencharacter on TV's "Angel"
- Gwen Norbeck Munsoncharacter on American soap "As the World Turns"
- Gwen Van Osburghcharacter in Edith Wharton's "The House of Mirth"
- Gwen Thompsoncharacter in American Girl's "Chrissa Stands Strong"
- Gwencharacter in movie "Ghost Town"
- Gwen Cummingscharacter in movie "28 Days"
- Gwen Hinescharacter in animated movie "Arthur Christmas"
- Gwennickname of Guinevere on TV's "Merlin"
- Gwen Campbellcharacter on TV's "Supernatural"
- Gwencharacter on animated series "Total Drama"
- "Gwenor the Book of Sand," French animated film
- Gwen Verecharacter in Foz Meadows' "Manifold Worlds" series
- Gwendolyn 'Gwen' Frost from The Mythos Academy series
- Gwendolyn “Gwen”character in the Rooster Teeth animated series "Camp Camp"