Aneurin Origin and Meaning

The name Aneurin is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "honor".

Rarely heard in the US, it's best remembered in the U.K. via Aneurin Bevan, who as Minister for Health was instrumental in setting up the National Health Service. Bevan was known as Nye, a jaunty nickname that fits in with the likes of Kai, Rye, and Sky.

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Famous People Named Aneurin

  • Aneurin BarnardWelsh actor
  • Aneurin "Nye" BevanWelsh politician
  • Aneurin WilliamsWelsh politician
  • Aneurin Henry Thomas DonaldWelsh cricketer
  • Aneurin JonesWelsh painter
  • (Theophilus) Aneurin ReesWelsh rugby union player
  • Aneurin "Aneirin" HughesWelsh actor

Aneurin in Pop Culture

  • John Aneurin Lewislibrarian in That Uncertain Feeling (1955) by Kingsley Amis
  • Pronounced AhNye,Rin