"white flower"

Blodwen Origin and Meaning

The name Blodwen is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "white flower".

An unusual floral -wen name which was the name of an 1878 opera by Welsh composer Joseph Parry.

Famous People Named Blodwen

  • (Blodwen) Myfanwy HaycockWelsh poet, artist & broadcaster

Blodwen in Pop Culture

  • Blodwen Page Reescharacter in A. J. Cronin's 1937 novel The Citadel
  • Blodwen Evanscharacter in Richard Llewellyn's How Green Was My Valley (1939)
  • BlodwenMr Waldo's wife in the play Under Milk Wood (1954) by Dylan Thomas
  • BlodwenWelsh,speaking caterpillar in animated series "The Lingo Show"
  • "Blodwen" opera by Joseph Parry to a Welsh libretto by Richard Davies; first opera written in Welsh