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Guinevere

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Guinevere

Guinevere

Fair

Derived from Gwenhwyfar composed of the elements gwen‘fair, white’ and hwyfar ‘smooth’. In Arthurian legend, she was the wife of King Arthur. RELATED NAMES: Geneva, Ginevra, Genevra.

Meaning:

Fair, white and smooth

Origin:

Welsh

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Guinevere

Variations & similar names, nicknames, middle names and famous bearers for the name Guinevere

 

Variations & Similar Names

Genevieve, Ghislaine, Ginevra, Godelieve, Guernsey, Guin, Gwenifer, Gwenyver

Nicknames

Ever, Evie, Neve, Viv, Wendy

Middle Names

Claire, Elise, Lake, Regan, Sage

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