"shining brow"

Taliesin Origin and Meaning

The name Taliesin is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "shining brow".

This unusual Welsh mythological name just might appeal to architect parents wishing to honor Frank Lloyd Wright, who called his two famous residences Taliesin and Taliesin West.

Taliesin Popularity

Famous People Named Taliesin

  • Taliesin Ben Beirdd6th century, a renowned Welsh poet of the Middle Ages
  • Taliesin Jaffevoice actor and director
  • Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Mecheone of two men stabbed to death after stepping in to defend two young women from anti,Muslim harassment on a Portland train in May 2017
  • Taliesin Williams1787–1847, son of the literary forger Iolo Morganwg

Taliesin in Pop Culture

  • Taliesinthe first name of the character in the Arthurian legend that was more commonly known as "Merlin."
  • Taliesen is a minor character in "Dragon Age: Origins."