Welsh Boys names

in Meanings of Welsh names

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AfanCeltic saint’s name, name of a river
AfonName of a river
AledOffspring
AlunHarmony
AlwynGreat white, blessed
AnarawdUndisgraced, free of shame
AndrasMan, warrior
AneirinModest, noble
AneurinTruly golden, 6th century prince of poets
AngwynVery handsome
ArawnUnrestrained wildness
ArthfaelWarrior prince
ArthusBear hero, A rock
ArwelProminent
AtawnHarmony
AwstinVenerable
BedwyrA knight of King Arthur
BerwynFair-haired
Bleddyn/BledigLike a wolf
BowenFrom ap Owen; son of Owen
BraithDiversely-coloured
BranCrow, raven
BreninKing
BrychanPied, spotted, speckled
BrynA hill
BrynmorA large hill
CadellThe battle spirit
CadfaelBattle prince
CadfanBattle raven
CadocBattle
CadwaladerBattle leader
CadwgawnBattle glory
CaerwynFair love
CaiLord, Welsh form of Kay, also one of King Arthur’s knights
CaradocDearly loved
CaronTo love
CarwynDearly loved
CedrychBounty, Spectacle, Founder
CefinLittle comely one
CelynHolly
CeriTo love
CledwynRough but blessed
ColwynName of a river
Conway/ConwyHound of the plains
CynddelwExalted effigy
CynforA great chief
CynwrigHigh hill
DafyddBeloved
DafyddWelsh form of David
DaiTo shine
DaiWelsh form of David
DeiniolGod is my judge
DelwynPretty, white
Derfel6th century Welsh saint
DeriOak
DerogObstinate one
DerwynOak tree
DewiPatron saint of Wales, Welsh form of David
DewyddBeloved
DilwynTruly blessed
DisgleirioShine, glitter
DyfanA Welsh saint’s name, Welsh form of Damon
DyfedBeloved
DylGreat sea
DylanSea God, Son of the waves
EifionOld Welsh name, son of Cunedda
EinionAnvil
EirianBright, beautiful
ElganBright circle
ElidyrBrass, bronze
ElisThe Lord is my God
ElisudKind
ElyanSecond, moment in time
EmlynIndustrious
Emrick/Emris/EmrysImmortal
EmyrHonour
EurigGold
EurwynFair, golden
EvanYoung warrior
EwanWarrior
EweinWell born
EwenWarrior
FfrancisFrenchman
FolantHealthy, strong
GarethGentle, Enclosure, Watchful
Gavan/GavinWhite hawk
Gawain/GawenCourteous
GeraintGentle, or an old man
GeralltRule of the spear
GerwynFair love
Gethen/GethinDark-skinned
GlawRain
Glendower/GlyndwrValley water
Glyn/GlynnValley
GofannonSmith
GorlassarAbove the sky
GoronwyMeaning unknown
GovannonSmith
GriffFierce chief, Ruddy
GriffinLord, prince
GriffithA powerful lord
GrigorWatchful, vigilant
Gruff/Gruffin/Gruffud/Gruffudd/Gruffydd/GutoLord, prince
GrwnRidge
GuorthigernOverlord
GwalchgwynWhite hawk
Gwalchmai/GwalchmeiMay hawk
Gwilim/GwillymWill-helmet
GwledigRuler
GwynWhite, fair
GwyneddHappiness
GwynforFrom the fair place
GwynnFair, holy
GwythyrConqueror
HalwnSalt
HalwynSalt
HarriWelsh form of Harry, Home ruler
HeddwynBlessed peace
HefeyddUnknown
HefinSummer
HeilynA steward
HeulogSunny
HowellEminent
HuwHeart and mind
HywelHywel Dda (founder of Welsh laws), Eminent
IagoSupplanter
IantoGod is gracious
IdrisArdent lord
IdwalThe lord of the wall
IefanWelsh form of John
Iestin/IestynWelsh form of Justin
IeuanWelsh form of John
IfanWelsh form of John
IforIfor
IlarCheerful
Illtud/IlltydMultitude of people
IoanWelsh form of John
Iolo/Iolyn/IorwethA handsome lord
IwanWelsh form of John
JacWelsh form of Jack
LewysWelsh form of Louis or Lewis
Llew/Llewelyn/LlywellynLion-like
Lloyd/LoydGrey-haired
Mabon/MabynCeltic god of youth
MacsenThe greatest rival
Madoc/Madog/MaidocChampion, Good fortune
MaldwynBrave friend
MarchHorse
MareduddSea day
Marlen/MarlinSea hill
MartynWarlike
MarwinSea hill
MawrthOf the sea
MaxenGreatest rival
MedwynA Welsh saint
MeicalWho is like God
MerionName of part of Gwynedd
MihangelWelsh form of Michael
Myrddin/MyrddynWelsh form of Merlin
Osian18th century Irish poet
PedrWelsh form of Peter
PrysFrom ap Rhys (son of Rhys)
RhisiartWelsh form of Richard
RhoddGift
RhodriRhodri the Great; Was a 9th Century king of Gwynedd
RobatWelsh form of Robert
SaethArrow
SarffSnake, serpent
SeimonWelsh form of Simon
SelwynOld English for friend
SiônWelsh form of John
SiriolContent, cheerful
SteffanWelsh form of Stephen
TaffyBeloved
TaliesinA renowned 6th Century Welsh poet
TarianShield
Tegan/TegauDarling, Loved one
TegeirianPretty, Beautiful
TegwynPretty, fine, shining
TeifionVariant of Teifi, the river in Aberteifi
TeiloA 6th century Welsh saint
TerrwynBrave
TomosWelsh form of Thomas
TrystanA mountain in Gwynedd
TudurCeltic name
TwmWelsh form of Thomas
WilShort form of Gwilym
Wyn/WynneShort form of Gwyn

 

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