Gwen Meaning - Origin and Names

Origin of first name:


Meaning of the name:

Gwen is a Breton word meaning "white", "pure" or "sacred". Gwen is also an epicene name in Brittany, that is to say that it can be given indifferently to a boy or a girl.


American singer and actress Gwen Stefani, Canadian dancer and choreographer Gwen Noah.

St. Gwen, also known as Teir Bronn, is said to have three breasts to feed her children. It is still used today by mothers who lack milk. A statue representing her breastfeeding her three children is visible at the Chapelle Saint-Guénolé in Plougastel-Daoulas.

His character :

Gwen is a person with a strong will. Rather introverted, she is honest capable of giving herself body and soul for an idea or a person. Gwen is independent, so sometimes you have to give her some time to be alone and think.


Gwenn, Gwenael, Gwenola and Gwenvael.

His party :

Like Saint Gwen, Gwen is celebrated on October 18th.

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