[ 3 syll. gwen-fre-wi, gw-enfr-ewi ] The baby girl name Gwenfrewi is pronounced as GWEHNVReh-Wiy- †. Gwenfrewi is used chiefly in the Welsh language, and it is derived from Welsh and Celtic origins. From Welsh roots, its meaning is blessed reconciliation. It is derived from the elements 'gwen' meaning white, fair, blessed, holy ; 'frewi' reconciliation. The name was borne by a 7th-century saint known in English as Winifred.
Gwenfrewi is a variant of the name Winifred (English, German, and Welsh) in the Welsh language.
The name Gwinifrid (Welsh) is a variant of Gwenfrewi.
See also the related form, Gwen (English and Welsh).
Gwenfrewi is an unusual baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly linked to Gwenfrewi, Gwen was the most commonly used.
Baby names that sound like Gwenfrewi include Gambhira, Guenever, Guenevere, Guenievre, Guinevear, Guinivere, Guinnevere, Gwenevere, Gwenhwyvar, Gwenifer, Gwenyver, Gueniver, Gunnvor, Gwenfair, Gwenfor, Gwenhwyfar, Gwenhyvar, Gweniver, Gwenivere, and Gwynivere.
† English pronunciation for Gwenfrewi: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"