"white fire"

Tanwyn Origin and Meaning

The name Tanwyn is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "white fire".

Tanwyn is a modern Welsh name that can work for either sex depending on the spelling -- wyn is the traditional boys' spelling, while wen as in Tanwen is the girls' version.

Famous bearers include surfer Tanwyn Travers and the hero of a Victorian Welsh legend titled Envy Burns Itself.