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Of Welsh origin.

From the unisex name “Gwynedd”, a place name.

Gwynedd was a 5th c. Welsh Kingdom.

Gwyneth is also associated with the Welsh name “Cunedda”.

Also connected with the element “gwyn”, meaning “white”, “fair”.

Other forms of the name are Gweneth, Gwenyth, Gwenneth, Gwynn, Gwinn.

Gwyneth’s popularity is rising and has entered the U.S.A. top-1000 baby names’ popularity list in 2004.

Famous bearers are Gwyneth Paltrow, Gwyneth Lewis, Gwyneth Herbert, Gwyneth Strong, Gwyneth Jones, Gwyneth Powell, Gwyneth Dunwoody, Gwyneth Cravens.

Gwyneth Paltrow is an American actress and food writer.

Watch the following short video about the evolution of her career: