"blessed, happy"

Gwyneth Origin and Meaning

The name Gwyneth is girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "blessed, happy".
Because of Gwyneth Paltrow, this has almost become a one-person name, but not in the prohibitive there's-only-one-Oprah sense. Also seen as Gwenyth and Gweneth, this mellifluous appellation is definitely becoming more and more appreciated by American parents-- enough to land it on this year's Top 1000.

Gwyneth is an Anglicized form of Gwynedd, the name of an ancient Welsh kingdom. Gwyneth Jones is an acclaimed Welsh Wagnerian soprano.

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Famous People Named Gwyneth

  • Gwyneth Kate PaltrowAmerican actress
  • Gwyneth HerbertEnglish singer,songwriter
  • Gwyneth LewisWelsh poet
  • Gwyneth Evelyn "Gwen" VerdonAmerican actress, singer and dancer
  • Gwyneth Patricia DunwoodyEnglish politician
  • Gwyneth JonesWelsh soprano
  • Gwyneth StrongEnglish actress
  • Gwyneth PowellEnglish actress
  • Gwyneth Montenegroformer escort/memoirist
  • Gwyneth Vaughanpen name of novelist Annie Harriet Hughes

Gwyneth in Pop Culture

  • Gwyneth Shepherdmain protagonist in the Ruby Red trilogy
  • Gwyneth Howellscharacter in Jenny Nimmo's "The Children of the Red King" series
  • Gwyneth Sunswordcharacter in the Urealms Live web show