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Origin of the name GWENHWYVAR.
Etymology of the name GWENHWYVAR.
Meaning of the baby name GWENHWYVAR.

  

GWENHWYVAR.  Arthurian.  Welsh form of English Guinevere (q.v.), French Génièvre (q.v.), meaning "swelling white wave." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884). 

Gwenhwyfor, Gwenhwyfawr, or Gwenhwyfar. (n. pr. f.).  King Arthur had three wives successively of this name.  The first was daughter of Gwythyr ap Greidiawl, probably a North Briton; the second, the daughter of Gawryd Ceint, which seems to have been a Loegrian Briton of Kent; the third, the daughter of Ogyrfan Gawr, a Cambro-Briton (Tr. 59) dethroned by Medrod (Tr. 46)... (Celtic Remains, Morris, 1878)

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