Gwyneth

Gwyneth - A very unique female name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gwyneth, meaning blessed, happy, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1953 on position #2087. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gwyneth and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gwyneth? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Gwyneth. The baby girl name Gwyneth was given to 146 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1217 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,680 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gwyneth peaked in popularity 15 years ago in 2004 on position 931.



Famous with this name

Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Keyworth
Gwyneth Glover


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Gwyneth is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gwyneth is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #480 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,046.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Gwyneth is where you live.


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Gwyneth origin and meaning

Gwyneth is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means blessed, happy. To see famous people named Gwyneth, pop culture references for the name Gwyneth and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gwyneth

We've found the following names that sound similar to Gwyneth, sorted by popularity.

Gwenyth / Gwenda / Ginette / Gweneth / Genette / Genendy / Gwynneth /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121217
2011945
20101275
20091163
20081238
20071158
20061119
20051104
2004931
20031090
20021068
20011055
20001141
19991139
19981362
19972913
19702502
19692394
19632410
19572238
19542118
19532087

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut480
Michigan578
Pennsylvania664
Kentucky669
Ohio707
Massachusetts735
Utah833
Colorado935
Washington988
Indiana1080
Virginia1205
Illinois1217
California1227
New Jersey1245
Texas1361
New York2046

Even more about Gwyneth


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Gwyneth a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gwyneth?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2004
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Gwyneth
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 9,680
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1953
2012 births +146

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