"very fair, beautiful"

Anwen Origin and Meaning

The name Anwen is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "very fair, beautiful".

Anwen is one of the simplest and best of the classic Welsh girls' names, more unusual than Bronwen but with the same serene feel.

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Famous People Named Anwen

  • Anwen CrawfordAustralian music critic
  • Anwen KeelingAustralian painter
  • Anwen Rees Meyersformer actress and classical pianist

Anwen in Pop Culture

  • Anwen Cooperbaby of Gwen and Rhys on TV's "Torchwood"
  • Anwenminor character in A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro