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Guinevere

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Origin: Welsh

Meaning: the Norman French form of Welsh feminine name Gwenhwyfar meaning "fair phantom" or "white phantom" or "fair specter" from Welsh elements gwen (fair, white) and sebara (phantom, magical being, specter, ghost).

Guinevere is King Arthur's wife in Arthurian legend, who was also involved in a love triangle with Lancelot, one of Arthur's knights.

Nicknames: Gwen, Gwennie


Variants:
  • Gwenhwyfar (Welsh)
  • Jennifer (Cornish)
  • Guenevere 
  • Gwenevere 
  • Gwenyvere 
  • Genever 
  • Ginevra (Italian)
  • Genevra 
  • Gaenor (Welsh)
  • Gaynor (Welsh)


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