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  • Bronwen, nickname Wyn

    11 84.62%
  • Bronwyn, nickname Wyn

    2 15.38%
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  1. #1
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    Jul 2013
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    Bronwen or Bronwyn?

    I prefer the spelling Bronwen, but have noticed many people seem to prefer Bronwyn for a girl (putting the Welsh traditional usage aside). I would use Win/Wyn as a nickname sometimes. With that in mind, which spelling do you think is best?
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  2. #3
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    Bronwen. The -wyn ending is masculine. Bronwyn on a girl is like Josephine on a boy.
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  3. #5
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    Jun 2013
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    Australia
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    Bronwyn. I grew up with a bronwyn so to me it just looks like the correct spelling. Good luck!

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