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The names listed here are used in Wales. See also about Welsh names.

ADERYN   f   Welsh
Means "bird" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.

AERON (1)   m & f   Welsh
Either derived from Welsh aeron meaning "berry" or else from the name of a river in Wales.

AERONA   f   Welsh
Variant of AERON (1)

AERONWEN   f   Welsh
Combination of AERON (1) and the suffix gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed".

AERONWY   f   Welsh
Combination of AERON (1) and the suffix wy meaning "river".

AFANEN   f   Welsh
Means "raspberry" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.

AFON   f & m   Welsh
Means "river" in Welsh. This is a Welsh name of recent origin.

ALED   m   Welsh
Means "offspring" in Welsh.

ALIS   f   Welsh
Welsh form of ALICE

ALUN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of ALAN... [more]

ALWYN   m   Welsh
From the name of the River Alwen in Wales.

ANDRAS   m   Welsh
Welsh variant of ANDREW

ANDREAS   m   German, Greek, Scandinavian, Welsh, Ancient Greek, Biblical Latin
Ancient Greek and Latin form of ANDREW... [more]

ANEIRIN   m   Welsh
Welsh name, originally spelled Neirin, which possibly means "noble"... [more]

ANEURIN   m   Welsh
Form of ANEIRIN

ANGHARAD   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "more love" in Welsh... [more]

ANWEN   f   Welsh
Means "very beautiful" in Welsh.

ARANRHOD   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Variant of ARIANRHOD

ARIANRHOD   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Possibly means "silver wheel" or "round wheel" in Welsh... [more]

ARWEL   m   Welsh
Old Welsh name of unknown meaning.

AWSTIN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of AUSTIN

BEDWYR   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Welsh form of BEDIVERE

BERWYN   m   Welsh
Means "white head" from the Welsh elements barr "head" and wyn "white".

BETHAN   f   Welsh
Welsh diminutive of ELIZABETH

BETRYS   f   Welsh
Welsh form of BEATRICE

BEVAN   m   Welsh
From a Welsh surname which was derived from ap Evan meaning "son of EVAN".

BLEDDYN   m   Welsh
From Welsh blaidd "wolf" combined with a diminutive suffix.

BLODEUWEDD   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "face of flowers" in Welsh... [more]

BLODEUYN   f   Welsh
Means "flower" in Welsh.

BLODWEN   f   Welsh
Means "white flowers" from Welsh blodau "flowers" combined with gwen "white, fair, blessed".

BRAITH   f & m   Welsh
Means "speckled" in Welsh.

BRAN (2)   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "raven" in Welsh... [more]

BRANWEN   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "beautiful raven" from Welsh bran "raven" and gwen "fair, white, blessed"... [more]

BRIALLEN   f   Welsh
Means "primrose" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.

BRONWEN   f   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements bron "breast" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".

BRONWYN   f   Welsh
Variant of BRONWEN

BRYN   m   Welsh
Means "hill, mound" in Welsh.

BRYNMOR   m   Welsh
From a Welsh place name meaning "great hill".

CADELL   m   Welsh
From Welsh cad "battle" and a diminutive suffix.

CADFAEL   m   Welsh
Means "battle prince" from Welsh cad "battle" and mael "prince".

CADFAN   m   Welsh
Means "battle peak" from Welsh cad "battle" and ban "peak"... [more]

CADI   f   Welsh
Short form of CATRIN

CADOC   m   Welsh
Derived from Welsh cad "battle"... [more]

CADOGAN   m   Welsh, Irish
Anglicized form of CADWGAN

CADWALADER   m   Welsh
Means "leader of the battle" from Welsh cad "battle" and gwaladr "leader"... [more]

CADWGAN   m   Welsh
Means "glory in battle" from Welsh cad "battle" and gwogawn "glory, honour"... [more]

CAERWYN   m   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements caer "fortress" and gwyn "white, fair".

CARADOC   m   Welsh
Variant of CARADOG

CARADOG   m   Welsh
Welsh form of CARATACOS... [more]

CARON   f   Welsh
Derived from Welsh caru meaning "to love".

CARWYN   m   Welsh
Means "blessed love" from Welsh caru "love" and gwyn "white, fair, blessed".

CARYS   f   Welsh
Derived from Welsh caru meaning "love".

CATRIN   f   Welsh, German
Welsh form of KATHERINE, as well as a German short form of KATHARINA.

CEFIN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of KEVIN

CEINWEN   f   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements cain "lovely" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".

CELYN   m   Welsh
Means "holly" in Welsh.

CERI (1)   m   Welsh
Possibly derived from Welsh caru meaning "to love".

CERI (2)   f   Welsh
Short form of CERIDWEN

CERIDWEN   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "blessed poetry" from Welsh cerdd "poetry" and gwen "white, fair, blessed"... [more]

CERRIDWEN   f   Welsh
Variant of CERIDWEN

CERRIDWYN   f   Welsh
Variant of CERIDWEN

CERYS   f   Welsh
Variant of CARYS

CLEDWYN   m   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh element caled "rough" combined with gwyn "white, fair, blessed".

COLWYN   m   Welsh
From the name of a river in northern Wales.

CRYSTIN   f   Welsh
Welsh form of CHRISTINE

CULHWCH   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "hiding place of the pig" in Welsh... [more]

CYSTENNIN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of CONSTANTINE

DAFYDD   m   Welsh
Welsh form of DAVID... [more]

DAI   m   Welsh
Derived from the old Celtic word dei meaning "to shine"... [more]

DEINIOL   m   Welsh
Welsh form of DANIEL

DELWYN   m   Welsh
Means "pretty and white" from the Welsh element del "pretty" combined with gwyn "fair, white, blessed".

DELYTH   f   Welsh
From an elaboration of the Welsh element del "pretty".

DERYN   f   Welsh
Possibly from Welsh aderyn meaning "bird".

DEWEY   m   Welsh
Welsh form of DAVID

DEWI   m   Welsh
From Dewydd, an old Welsh form of DAVID... [more]

DEWYDD   m   Welsh (Archaic)
Old Welsh form of DAVID

DILWEN   f   Welsh
Feminine form of DILWYN

DILWYN   m   Welsh
Means "genuine and white" from the Welsh element dilys "genuine" combined with gwyn "white, fair, blessed".

DILYS   f   Welsh
Means "genuine" in Welsh.

DISGLEIRIO   f & m   Welsh
Means "shine, glitter" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.

DRYSTAN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of TRISTAN

DYLAN   m   Welsh, English, Welsh Mythology
From the Welsh elements dy "great" and llanw "tide, flow"... [more]

DYLIS   f   Welsh
Variant of DILYS

EFA   f   Welsh
Welsh form of EVA

EIFION   m   Welsh
Meaning unknown... [more]

EILUNED   f   Welsh
Variant of ELUNED

EILWEN   f   Welsh
Perhaps means "white brow" from Welsh ael "brow" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".

EINION   m   Welsh
Means "anvil" in Welsh.

EIRA   f   Welsh
Means "snow" in Welsh.

EIRIAN   f   Welsh
Means "bright, beautiful" in Welsh.

EIRLYS   f   Welsh
Means "snowdrop" in Welsh.

EIRWEN   f   Welsh
Means "white snow" from the Welsh elements eira "snow" and gwen "white, blessed".

ELAIN   f   Welsh
Means "fawn" in Welsh.

ELEN   f   Welsh
Welsh form of HELEN... [more]

ELERI   f   Welsh
Meaning unknown. In Welsh legend she was the daughter of the chieftain Brychan.

ELLIS (2)   m   Welsh
From a Welsh surname which was derived from ELISEDD

ELUNED   f   Welsh
Derived from Welsh eilun "image, idol".

EMLYN   m   Welsh
Probably from the name of an ancient region in Wales, its name meaning "around the valley"... [more]

EMRYS   m   Welsh
Welsh form of AMBROSE... [more]

EMYR   m   Welsh
Means "king" in Welsh.

ENFYS   m & f   Welsh
Means "rainbow" in Welsh.

ENID   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Derived from Welsh enaid meaning "soul" or "life"... [more]

ERCWLFF   m   Welsh
Welsh form of HERCULES

ESYLLT   f   Welsh
Welsh form of ISOLDE

EURIG   m   Welsh
Derived from Welsh aur "gold".

EURWEN   f   Welsh
Derived from Welsh aur "gold" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".

EVAN   m   Welsh, English
Anglicized form of Iefan, a Welsh form of JOHN.

FFION   f   Welsh
Means "foxglove" in Welsh.

FFLUR   f   Welsh
Welsh form of FLORA

FFRAID   f   Welsh
Welsh form of BRIDGET

FFRANSIS   m   Welsh
Welsh form of FRANCIS

FOLANT   m   Welsh
Welsh form of VALENTINE (1)

GARETH   m   Welsh, English (British), Welsh Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]

GAWAIN   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Possibly from the Welsh name Gwalchgwyn which meant "white hawk"... [more]

GERAINT   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly a Welsh form of GERONTIUS... [more]

GERALLT   m   Welsh
Welsh form of GERALD

GETHIN   m   Welsh
Means "dark-skinned, swarthy" in Welsh.

GLADYS   f   Welsh, English
From the old Welsh name Gwladus, possibly derived from gwlad "country"... [more]

GLAW   m & f   Welsh
Means "rain" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.

GLENDA   f   Welsh, English
A name created in the 20th century from the Welsh elements glān "pure, clean" and da "good".

GLENDOWER   m   Welsh
Anglicized form of GLYNDWR

GLENICE   f   Welsh
Variant of GLENYS

GLENYS   f   Welsh
Elaboration of the Welsh word glān meaning "pure, clean, holy"... [more]

GLYN   m   Welsh
Means "valley" in Welsh.

GLYNDWR   m   Welsh
From a Welsh surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "valley water"... [more]

GLYNIS   f   Welsh
Either a variant of GLENYS or an elaboration of the Welsh word glyn meaning "valley".

GLYNN   m   Welsh
Variant of GLYN

GORONWY   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]

GRIFFITH   m   Welsh
Anglicized form of GRUFFYDD

GRIGOR   m   Welsh, Bulgarian
Welsh and Bulgarian form of GREGORY

GRONW   m   Welsh
Variant of GORONWY

GRUFFUD   m   Welsh
Variant of GRUFFYDD

GRUFFUDD   m   Welsh
Variant of GRUFFYDD

GRUFFYDD   m   Welsh
From Old Welsh Grippiud... [more]

GRWN   m   Welsh
Means "ridge" in Welsh. This is a Welsh name of recent origin.

GUTO   m   Welsh
Diminutive of GRUFFUDD

GWALLTER   m   Welsh
Welsh form of WALTER

GWAWR   f   Welsh
Means "dawn" in Welsh.

GWEN   f   Welsh, English
From Welsh gwen, the feminine form of gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed"... [more]

GWENDA   f   Welsh, English
Derived from the Welsh elements gwen "white, fair, blessed" and da "good"... [more]

GWENDOLEN   f   Welsh
Means "white ring", derived from the Welsh elements gwen "white, fair, blessed" and dolen "ring"... [more]

GWENDOLINE   f   Welsh, English (British), French
Variant of GWENDOLEN

GWENDOLYN   f   Welsh, English
Variant of GWENDOLEN

GWENETH   f   Welsh
Variant of GWYNETH

GWENFREWI   f   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements gwen "white, fair, blessed" and frewi "reconciliation, peace"... [more]

GWENITH   f   Welsh
Variant of GWYNETH, perhaps influenced by the Welsh word gwenith meaning "wheat".

GWENLLIAN   f   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements gwen "white, fair, blessed" and llian "flaxen"... [more]

GWENNETH   f   Welsh (Rare)
Variant of GWYNETH

GWENYTH   f   Welsh
Variant of GWYNETH

GWIL   m   Welsh
Welsh short form of WILLIAM

GWILIM   m   Welsh
Welsh form of WILLIAM

GWILLYM   m   Welsh
Welsh form of WILLIAM

GWILYM   m   Welsh
Welsh form of WILLIAM

GWLADUS   f   Welsh
Original Welsh form of GLADYS

GWYN   m   Welsh
Means "white, fair, blessed" in Welsh.

GWYNEDD   f & m   Welsh
From the name of a region in Wales, named after an ancient kingdom, which may be derived from the old Welsh personal name Cunedda.

GWYNEIRA   f   Welsh
Means "white snow" from the Welsh element gwyn "white, fair, blessed" combined with eira "snow".

GWYNETH   f   Welsh, English (Modern)
Probably derived from Welsh gwynaeth "happiness"... [more]

GWYNFOR   m   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh element gwyn "white, fair, blessed" combined with mawr "great, large".

GWYNN   m   Welsh
Variant of GWYN

GWYTHYR   m   Welsh
Welsh form of VICTOR

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