Gwendolyn

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Gwendolyn
Pronunciation/ˈɡwɛndəlɪn/ GWEN-dəl-in[1]
GenderFeminine
Language(s)Welsh
Origin
Meaningpossibly "white eyebrow"
Other names
Alternative spellingGuendolen, Gwendolen, Gwendoline, Gwendolin
Nickname(s)Gwen, Wendy, Winnie

Gwendolyn is a feminine given name, a variant spelling of Gwendolen[2] (perhaps influenced by names such as Carolyn, Evelyn and Marilyn). This has been the most popular spelling in the United States.

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  1. ^ "Gwendolyn". Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House. Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  2. ^ McMaster, Jodi (4 October 1999). "Concerning the Name Gwendolyn, Gwendolen, or Gwendoline". MedievalScotland.org. Retrieved 7 January 2013.