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Gender: Female Meaning of Anwen: "very fair, beautiful" Origin of Anwen: Welsh

The name Anwen is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "very fair, beautiful". Anwen and is often added to lists like British Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

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 Crawford, Australian music critic
Anwen Keeling, Australian painter
Anwen Rees Meyers, former actress and classical pianist

Pop Culture References for the name Anwen

Anwen Cooper, baby of Gwen and Rhys on TV's "Torchwood"

Anwynne, Anwyn