Welsh

We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Aeronwen

PRONOUNCED: eye RON wen or AYE ron wen. From Aeron and (g)wen ‘white, fair; blessed, holy’.

Afanen

PRONOUNCED: a-VAN-nun. Modern name from afanen ‘raspberry’.

Aneira

Aneira Meaning and Origin The name Aneira is a girl's name meaning "much snow" and is of Welsh origin. Aneira is light and beautiful, not to mention ancient and sophisticated. It’s the perfect name for a baby girl born or conceived in the winter. You may also...

Aneirin

(Welsh) noble, honest.

Anwen

Anwen (ann-wen) is a Welsh girl’s name meaning: “fair, blessed”.

Arianwen

Derived from a Visigothic female given name, composed of ali ‘foreign’ and od ‘riches’.

Arwen

Arwen is a Welsh name meaning: “royal maiden”.

Avalon

Avalon is a Welsh name meaning: “island of apples”.

Berwyn

Berwyn Meaning and Origin The name Berwyn is a boy’s name meaning “fair head” and is of Welsh origin. From ancient Welsh name composed of barr ‘head’ and (g)wyn ‘white, fair’.

Bevan

Bevan is a girl’s Welsh name meaning: “son of evan”.

Bowen

Bowen Meaning and Origin Bowen is a boy's name of Welsh origin, meaning "son of Owen". Current popularity #394. Posts with the name Bowen: 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF  

Bran

Bran Meaning and Origin Bran (BRAHN or BRAN) is a boy’s name of Celtic origin meaning: “raven” or “crow”. Bran was popular in Ireland and Wales during the Middle Ages. In Welsh and Irish mythology, Bran is a mythological character, who was described as a giant-sized...

Branwen

Branwen Meaning and Origin The name Branwen is a girl's name meaning "blessed raven" and is of Welsh origin. Derived from Welsh bran “raven” and gwen “fair, white, blessed.” Posts with the name Branwen: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and...

Bryson

Bryson Meaning and Origin The name Bryson is a boy's name meaning "descendant of Brice" and is of Welsh origin. Current Popularity: #115. Posts with the name Bryson: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Cadoc

(Welsh) battle.

Cadogan

Cadogan Meaning and Origin Cadogan is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning: “battle glory.” Anglicized form of Cadwgan from Old Welsh cad ‘battle’ and gwogawn ‘glory, distinction, or honor’.

Cambria

Cambria is a Latin girls place name meaning: “Wales”.

Caradoc

Caradoc Meaning and Origin The name Caradoc is a boy's name meaning "love" and is of Welsh origin. A respelling of Caradog from an ancient Celtic name derived from the root cār ‘love’.

Carwyn

Carwyn Meaning and Origin The name Carwyn is a boy's name meaning "loved, blessed" and is of Welsh origin. The modern compound of cār ‘love’ and (g)wyn ‘white, fair; blessed, holy’.

Carys

Carys Meaning and Origin Carys is a girl’s name that’s already big in UK and Wales but hasn’t yet taken off anywhere else, and we’re in love with the way it sounds when pronounced properly, kah-RISS. Plus, it’s short and sweet, so no nickname is necessary. The name...

Ceinwen

Ceinwen Meaning and Origin Ceinwen is a girl’s name meaning “lovely, blessed” and is of Welsh origin. From cain ‘fair, lovely’ and (g)wen ‘white, fair; blessed, holy.

Celyn

Celyn Meaning and Origin The name Celyn is a boy's name meaning "holly" and is of Welsh origin. From the Welsh word meaning ‘holly.’

Ceridwen

Ceridwen Meaning and Origin Ceridwen is a girl's name meaning "poetry, blessed" and is of Welsh origin. Derived from cerdd ‘poetry and (g)wen ‘white, fair; blessed, holy’. Ceridwen was an enchantress in Welsh medieval legend. Many modern pagans regard Ceridwen as the...

Cledwyn

Cledwyn Meaning and Origin The name Cledwyn is a boy's name meaning "rough, blessed" and is of Welsh origin. Derived from caled ‘hard, rough’ and (g)wyn ‘white, fair; blessed, holy’.

Collins

Collins Meaning and Origin The name Collins is a unisex name. There are several origins of this name. Some believe that this name originates from a diminutive English form of Nicholas or as a surname meaning "son of Colin." Others say that it came from the Irish...

Cyfrin

Cyfrin Meaning and Origin The name Cyfrin is a boy's name meaning "sorcerer" and is of Welsh origin. A title that'll evoke the mysterious magical forests every time you look at your little boy. Posts with the name Cyfrin: Rare Magical and Enchanting Baby Names No One...

Davis

Davis Meaning and Origin Davis is a boy's name meaning "son of David" and is of Welsh origin. Current Popularity: #554. Posts with the name Davis: 50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and Timeless

Delwyn

(Welsh) blessed, pretty.

Delyth

Delyth Meaning and Origin The name Delyth is a girl's name meaning "pretty, neat" and is of Welsh origin. Composed of del ‘pretty, neat’ and the ending -yth from an analogy of Welsh names. Posts with the name Delyth: These Baby Girl Names Are So Ancient You’ve...

Drystan

Drystan Meaning and Origin Drystan is a boy's name of Welsh origin, meaning "full of sorrow."  Posts with the name Drystan: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Dylan

Dylan is a Welsh boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “sea”. In Welsh mythology Dylan was known as the ‘god of the sea’.

Edwards

Edwards Meaning and Origin Edwards is a boy's name of English and Welsh origin, meaning "son of Edwards."  Posts with the name Edwards: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Eira

Eira Meaning and Origin The name Eira is a girl's name meaning "snow, merciful" and is of Welsh, Norwegian origin. As well as being a traditional Nordic unisex name, Eira also is a Welsh name, meaning "snow." Posts with the name Eira: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard...

Ellis

Ellis is a boy’s or girl’s English name meaning: “benevolent”.

Eluned

Eluned Meaning and Origin Eluned is a girl's name meaning "idol, image" and is of Welsh origin. Derived from Welsh eilun 'image, idol'.  Posts with the name Eluned: These Baby Girl Names Are So Ancient You’ve Probably Never Even Heard Them

Emrys

Emrys Meaning and Origin The name Emrys is a boy's name meaning "immortal one" and is of Welsh via Greek origin.  Posts with the name Emrys: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Evan

Evan is a Welsh name meaning: “god is gracious”.

Evanna

Evanna Meaning and Origin Evanna is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "God is gracious". Posts with the name Evanna: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Gareth

Gareth Meaning and Origin The name Gareth is a boy's name with unknown meaning and is of Welsh, Celtic origin. A boy’s Celtic name from Morte d’Arthur of uncertain meaning. Pet form: Gary.

Gavin

In Welsh the name Gavin means “white hawk”.

Gower

Gower Meaning and Origin The name Gower is a boy's name meaning "pure" and is of Welsh origin.

Guinevere

Guinevere is a Welsh name meaning: “fair, white and smooth”.

Iago

Iago Meaning and Origin The name Iago is a boy's name meaning "supplanter" and is of Welsh origin. Pronounced: ee-AH-go. Welsh and Galician form of Jacob from Latin Iacobus from the Hebrew name Ya’aqov.

Iestyn

Iestyn Meaning and Origin Iestyn is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "righteous." Posts with the name Iestyn: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Kendrick

Kendrick is a Welsh name meaning: “champion”.

Maddox

Maddox is a Welsh boy’s name meaning: “son of Madoc”.

Madoc

Madoc Meaning and Origin The name Madoc is a boy’s name meaning “fortunate” and is of Welsh origin. Also spelled Madog. Posts with the name Madoc: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names

Maxen

Maxen Meaning and Origin Maxen is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning: “greatest.”  Posts with the name Maxen: 25 Unique Middle Names for Boys

Merrick

Merrick Meaning and Origin Merrick is a boy’s name of Anglo-Welsh origin, meaning: “fame, power.” A name for the future ruler, Merrick, is a unique choice with a stately feel. Sounds regal to us! You may also like: Morrison, Montgomery, Morten

Morgan

Morgan is a Welsh name meaning: “sea circle”.

Morgana

Morgana is a Welsh name meaning: “sea circle”.

Morwenna

Morwenna Meaning and Origin The name Morwenna is a girl's name meaning "maiden" and is of Cornish and Welsh origin. From an Old Celtic personal name derived from Welsh morwyn ‘maiden’.  Posts with the name Morwenna: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Muirgen

Muirgen is a Welsh name meaning: “born of the sea”. 

Nolwenn

Nolwenn Meaning and Origin The name Nolwenn is a girl's name meaning "shinning" and is of Welsh origin. Posts with the name Nolwenn: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Olwen

Olwen Meaning and Origin Olwen is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "white footprint." Posts with the name Olwen: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Owen

Owen Meaning and Origin Owen is a unisex name meaning "young warrior" and is of Welsh origin. Current Popularity: #22 for a boy. Posts with the name Owen: 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names 25 Short Boy Names to Add to Your List

Pierce

Pierce is an English name meaning: “son of Piers”.

Reese

Reese is a Welsh boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “ardent, fiery”.

Rhiannon

Rhiannon is a Welsh name meaning: “divine queen”.

Rhodri

Rhodri Meaning and Origin The name Rhodri is a boy's name meaning "wheel king" and is of Welsh origin. Posts with the name Rhodri: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Rhoswen

Rhoswen is a Welsh name meaning: “white rose”.

Rhydian

Rhydian Meaning and Origin Rhydian is a boy's name of Welsh origin, meaning "red."  Posts with the name Rhydian: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Rhys

Rhys is a Welsh name for a boy or a girl meaning: “ardent, fiery”. 

Romney

Romney Meaning and Origin The name Romney is a unisex name meaning "winding river" and is of Welsh origin. Posts with the name Romney: 60 Boho Names for Girls That Are As Unique As They Are Gorgeous

Seren

Seren Meaning and Origin The name Seren is a unisex name of Welsh origin meaning “star”.  Posts with the name Seren: 10 Unique “S” Names for Girls Baby Names That Mean Moon and Stars

Taliesin

Taliesin Meaning and Origin Taliesin is a unisex name of Welsh origin, meaning "radiant brow."  Posts with the name Taliesin: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Teegan

Teegan is a Welsh name meaning: “fair”.

Treva

Treva Meaning and Origin Treva is a girl's name of English and Welsh origin meaning "prudent, great settlement." Posts with the name Treva: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Vaughan

Vaughan Meaning and Origin Vaughan is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning: “small.” Originally a surname from Welsh adjective bychan ‘small’. This name is great as a sophisticated adult name choice and equally adorable for a little boy. Posts with the name Vaughan:...

Winifred

Winifred Meaning and Origin Winifred is a girl’s name of Welsh origin, meaning “blessed, reconciled.”  Posts with the name Winifred: 60 Victorian Girls Names with Cute Nicknames

Yale

Yale Meaning and Origin The name Yale is a boy’s name meaning “fertile upland” and is of Welsh origin. Originally a surname from place name Iâl, meaning ‘fertile or arable upland’. It’s that rare name that is familiar, yet uncommon and distinctive. Posts with the name...

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