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Bronwen is one of several lovely Welsh names that are familiar throughout the English-speaking world but that have never become widely used. Sources disagree on whether the mythological Bronwen is the same figure as Branwen, daughter of god of the sea Llyr. In myth Bronwen, unhappily married to the king of Ireland, sends a starling across the sea to ask her brother to rescue her. The name, which means white breast, is an honorific denoting great beauty.