Origin: Welsh Meaning: from Welsh elements teg “fair,” or “beautiful” and gwen “blessed”.


Origin: English Meaning: though J.M. Barrie created the name from a nickname meaning “friendly”, the name had been used prior to Peter Pan, possiby related to Welsh Gwendolen and other names beginning with the element gwen meaning “white, fair, blessed”. Wendy could also be the feminine form of Wendel/Wendelin meaning “vandal” Variants: Wendi, Wendie


Origin: Irish Meaning: from Irish fionn “white, fair” and guala “shoulder”, meaning “white/fair shoulder” In Irish mythology, Fionnuala was the daughter of Lir who, along with her three brothers, were changed into a swan by their stepmother for 900 years until the curse was broken. Nuala is a diminutive of the name. Variants: Finnguala, Fionnghuala, Finola, Finnuala


Origin: Greek Meaning: golden


Origin: English, French Meaning: unknown, though possible means “golden city” in French. It was a name invented by Fanny Burney


Origin: Scottish, Gaelic Meaning: white, fair


Origin: Latin, French, English Meaning: gold, golden Also refers to a species of birds