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Gender: F Meaning of Arwen: "noble maiden" Origin of Arwen: Welsh

Arwen is well known as princess of the Elves in Tolkien's Lord of the Rings: a lovely name with an authentic Welsh ring. She was played in the film by Liv Tyler.

If you love Arwen, you might also want to consider Anwen, Bronwen, and Rhonwen.

Trivia tidbit: The International Astronomical Union names all colles (small hills) on Saturn's moon Titan after characters in Tolkien's work; in 2012, they named a hilly area "Arwen Colles" after Arwen

Famous People Named Arwen

Arwen Estelle Williams, daughter of reality TV personalities Rhonda and Brady Williams of "My Five Wives"

Pop Culture References for the name Arwen

Arwen, elf princess in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings series
The Arwyn spelling is strictly masculine in Wales.