Welsh Names for Girls
Welsh names for girls have long punched far above their weight, gaining recognition and use far beyond Wales to Great Britain and the world. Given how few people live in Wales, and how obscure the Welsh language is, Welsh girls’ names like Gwyneth, Rhonda and Bronwen are huge overachievers.
Why have Welsh names for girls had such success? They blend the exotic and the familiar in a way that’s appealing. The Welsh girls’ name Arwen achieved widespread fame via the Lord of the Rings books and movies, inspiring a taste for the traditionally-Welsh wen-ending names. Browse through our list of Welsh names for girls for many more choices.