Gwendoline is a feminine given name, a variant of Gwendolen. The name is of Welsh origin, meaning white, fair, blessed, and holy, while the spelling "Gwendolen" means ring or bow. The name is ten letters long and contains three syllables. The name Gwendoline is often confused with or incorrectly pronounced as an alternately spelled version of the name "Gwendolyn." The name Gwendoline (Gwen-do-line) is pronounced phonetically. Notable people with the name include: