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.

Aeron

Aeron Meaning and Origin The name Aeron is a boy's name meaning "berry" and is of Welsh origin.  Posts with the name Aeron: 99 Unique Boy Names That Start With A

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’.

Aled

Aled Meaning and Origin The name Aled is a boy's name meaning "offspring" and is of Welsh origin.  Posts with the name Aled: 99 Unique Boy Names That Start With A

Alwyn

Alwyn Meaning and Origin The name Alwyn is a boy's name meaning "river name" and is of Welsh origin.  Posts with the name Alwyn: 99 Unique Boy Names That Start With A

Andras

Andras Meaning and Origin The name Andras is a boy's name meaning "manly; brave" and is of Welsh and Hungarian origin.  Posts with the name Andras: 99 Unique Boy Names That Start With A

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”.

Arawn

Arawn Meaning and Origin The name Arawn is a boy's name meaning "king of the otherworld" and is of Welsh origin.  Posts with the name Arawn: 99 Unique Boy Names That Start With A

Arianwen

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

Arwen

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

Arwyn

Arwyn Meaning and Origin The name Arwyn is a boy's name meaning "fair or fine" and is of Welsh origin.  Posts with the name Arwyn: 99 Unique Boy Names That Start With A

Avalon

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

Bedivere

Bedivere ♂ Arthurian legend, Welsh "one of the Knights of the Round Table" Bedivere Meaning and Origin Bedivere is a boy’s name of Arthurian legend, Welsh origin, meaning “one of the Knights of the Round Table.” Posts with the name Bedivere Modern Magic Baby Names for...

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 The name Carys is a girl's name meaning "love" and is of Welsh origin. The name stems from the Welsh vocabulary word Carus, Carys, from caru, “to love”. Scholars believe Carys may have roots in the Greek name Charis, meaning “grace”. Like many...

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...

Darren

Darren Meaning and Origin Darren is a boy's name of Gaelic Irish and Welsh origin, meaning "oak tree".  Posts with the name Darren:  Boy Names That Start With D

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...

Derwen

Derwen Meaning and Origin Derwen is a boy's name of Welsh origin, meaning "blessed oak".  Posts with the name Derwen:  Boy Names That Start With D

Deryn

Deryn Meaning and Origin Deryn is a boy's name of Welsh origin, meaning "bird".  Posts with the name Deryn:  Boy Names That Start With D

Dewin

Dewin ♂ Welsh "diviner, magician, wizard" Dewin Meaning and Origin Dewin is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning “diviner, magician, wizard.” Posts with the name Dewin Modern Magic Baby Names for Boys

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

Eilwen

Eilwen Meaning and Origin Eilwen is a girl's name of Welsh origin, meaning "fair brow.  Posts with the name Eilwen:  48 Unique Girl Names That Start With E

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...

Eiriana

Eiriana Meaning and Origin Eiriana is a girl's name of Welsh origin, meaning "silver".  Posts with the name Eiriana:  48 Unique Girl Names That Start With E

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. Posts with the name Gareth: 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

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”.

Gwendoline

Gwendoline Meaning and Origin Gwendoline is a girl's name of Welsh origin, meaning "white ring".  Posts with the name Gwendoline:  70 Regency Era ‘Bridgerton’ Girl Names That are Quintessential Posh and Romantic

Gwydion

Gwydion ♂ Welsh "born of the trees" Gwydion Meaning and Origin Gwydion is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning “born of the trees.” Posts with the name Gwydion Modern Magic Baby Names for Boys

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

Islwyn

Islwyn Meaning and Origin The name Islwyn is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "below the grove." Posts with the name Islwyn:  60 Unusual Girl Names No One Else Will Have

Kendrick

Kendrick is a Welsh name meaning: “champion”.

Liliwen

Liliwen Meaning and Origin Liliwen is a girl's name of Welsh origin, meaning "white lily".  Posts with the name Liliwen:  Girl Names That Start With L

Llion

Llion Meaning and Origin Llion is a boy's name of Welsh origin, meaning "of the Legions".  Posts with the name Llion:  Boy Names That Start With L

Lloyd

Lloyd Meaning and Origin Lloyd is a boy's name of Welsh origin, meaning "gray-haired".  Posts with the name Lloyd:  Boy Names That Start With L

Llywelyn

Llywelyn Meaning and Origin Llywelyn is a boy's name of Welsh origin, meaning "leader's image".  Posts with the name Llywelyn:  Boy Names That Start With L

Lynette

Lynette Meaning and Origin Lynette is a girl's name of French, Welsh origin, meaning "idol".  Posts with the name Lynette:  Girl Names That Start With L

Lynn

Lynn Meaning and Origin Lynn is a unisex name of Welsh origin, meaning "lake".  Posts with the name Lynn:  Girl Names That Start With L

Macsen

Macsen Meaning and Origin The name Macsen is a boy's name meaning "greatest" and is of Welsh origin.  Posts with the name Macsen: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

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

Mairwen

Mairwen Meaning and Origin Mairwen is a girl's name of Welsh origin, meaning "blessed Mary".  Posts with the name Mairwen: 100 Girl Names That Start With M

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

Megan

Megan Meaning and Origin Megan is a girl's name of Welsh origin, meaning "pearl".  Posts with the name Megan: 100 Girl Names That Start With M

Meredith

Meredith Meaning and Origin Meredith is a girl's name of Welsh origin, meaning "great ruler".  Posts with the name Meredith: 100 Girl Names That Start With M

Merlin 

Merlin ♂ Welsh "sea fortress" Merlin Meaning and Origin Merlin is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning “sea fortress.” Posts with the name Merlin Modern Magic Baby 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

Pellinore

Pellinore ♂ Welsh, Arthurian Legend "name of a king" Pellinore Meaning and Origin Pellinore is a boy’s name of Welsh, Arthurian Legend origin, meaning “name of a king.” Posts with the name Pellinore Modern Magic Baby Names for Boys

Pierce

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

Reese

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

Reva

Reva Meaning and Origin Reva is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "maiden".  Posts with the name Reva: Girl Names That Start With R

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

Rhonda

Rhonda Meaning and Origin Rhonda is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "noisy one".  Posts with the name Rhonda: Girl Names That Start With R

Rhonwen

Rhonwen Meaning and Origin Rhonwen is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "fair lance; fair, slender".  Posts with the name Rhonwen: Girl Names That Start With R

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

Sayre 

Sayre ♂ Welsh "wood-worker" Sayre Meaning and Origin Sayre is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning “wood-worker.” Posts with the name Sayre Modern Magic Baby Names for Boys

Seren

Seren Meaning and Origin The name Seren is a unisex name of Welsh origin meaning “star”. If finding a quirky name that we don't hear often is what parents strive to find, Seren is one of those names. It's a gender-neutral name that would make a little girl stand out...

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 Modern Magic Baby Names for Boys

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

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