Gaynor Family History
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Gaynor Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnbhairr ‘son of Fionnbharr’, a personal name composed of fionn ‘fair’, ‘white’ + barr ‘top’, ‘head’. Welsh and English: from the female personal name Gaenor (a form of Welsh Gwenhwyfar, a compound of gwen ‘fair’, ‘white’ + (g)wyf ‘smooth’, ‘yielding’ + fawr ‘large’. This was the name of King Arthur’s queen Guinevere).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gannon, Maynor, Garner, Rayner, Gaymon, Gayton, Mayor, Gabor, Naylor