The name Gwen is of Welsh origin. The meaning of Gwen is 'white', 'holy' and parents typically give this name to baby girls. It is commonly used as a nickname for several Welsh names such as Gwenhael, Gwenifer and Gwenfair. A famous namesake is the American singer and songwriter, Gwen Stefani. She is both a solo artist and a member of the band, No Doubt. 'Spiderwebs', 'Don't Speak', 'Just A Girl', 'It's My Life', and 'Hey Baby' are a few of her singles. Her song 'Hollaback Girl' reached number one on the Billboard Top 100 and also became the first download to sell one million copies.