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The name Gwen is a diminutive form of Gwendolyn.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gwen has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Gwen
Use of the Name Gwen for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
24,901 13,204 328 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gwen has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gwen first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1899, which is the first year shown on the table.  Gwen last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1981, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Gwen
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
189985515  
1900    
190183716  
190299213  
190387416  
190489317  
190594316  
190697915  
190788019  
190886121  
190959842  
191088224  
191168840  
191271450  
191364664  
191466676  
191568593  
191674084  
1917649110  
191879381  
191972793  
192075393  
1921732101  
1922711105  
1923698111  
1924686117  
1925716107  
1926562161  
1927584147  
1928504189  
1929461207  
1930423245  
1931470189  
1932425238  
1933400260  
1934412252  
1935364302  
1936364303  
1937390278  
1938323376  
1939334359  
1940338356  
1941360342  
1942354388  
1943367383  
1944391327  
1945365363  
1946338480  
1947357507  
1948374448  
1949370446  
1950379458  
1951397425  
1952380473  
1953355573  
1954324683  
1955317740  
1956317760  
1957317832  
1958299892  
1959295941  
1960316894  
1961308882  
1962320858  
1963374671  
1964390614  
1965427484  
1966438462  
1967491375  
1968511359  
1969512363  
1970535354  
1971511365  
1972550302  
1973695215  
1974568284  
1975537322  
1976589275  
1977711218  
1978752205  
1979767209  
1980874175  
1981957153  
Totals:  24,901 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gwen as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Gwen appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 82 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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