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Gender: Male Meaning of Aneurin: "honor" Origin of Aneurin: Welsh

The name Aneurin is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "honor". Aneurin and is often added to user-created lists like Bewitching Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

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Rarely heard in the US, it's best remembered in the U.K. via Aneurin Bevan, who as Minister for Health was instrumental in setting up the National Health Service. Bevan was known as Nye, and this is a case where that jaunty nickname is preferable to the original.

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Famous People Named Aneurin

Aneurin Barnard, Welsh actor
Aneurin "Nye" Bevan, Welsh politician
Aneurin Williams, Welsh politician
Aneurin Henry Thomas Donald, Welsh cricketer
Aneurin Jones, Welsh painter
(Theophilus) Aneurin Rees, Welsh rugby union player
Aneurin "Aneirin" Hughes, Welsh actor

Pop Culture References for the name Aneurin

John Aneurin Lewis, librarian in That Uncertain Feeling (1955) by Kingsley Amis

Pronounced Ah-Nye-Rin