Guinevere ist ein weiblicher Vorname.


Herkunft und Bedeutung

Der Name stammt aus der Artussage. Er erscheint im Walisischen in der Form „Gwynhwyfer“ oder „Gwenhwyfar“ („Die weiße Fee“, „der weiße Geist“).

Die moderne Form des Vornamens lautet Jennifer.


Fiktive Personen

Guinevere/Gwenhwyfar aus der Artussage


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