Name Gwenhwyfar Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Gwenhwyfar


Gwenhwyfar is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Gwenhwyfar?

Gwenhwyfar is a Welsh name and is a name of the Arthurian legend. She is the wife of king Arthur and lover of Lancelot. Modern forms of the name are Guinevere and Jennifer.

What does the name Gwenhwyfar mean?

Gwenhwyfar means “white fairy” or “white phantom” (from Welsh “gwyn/gwen” = white/fair/blessed + “hwyfar” = smooth/soft or phantom/spirit/fairy).

Pronunciation of Gwenhwyfar

Popularity of the name Gwenhwyfar

The name Gwenhwyfar is ranked #13843 overall.

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