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Gender: Female Meaning of Bronwyn: "white breast" Origin of Bronwyn: Welsh

The name Bronwyn is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "white breast". Bronwyn and is often added to lists like Names All Your Friends Will Think Are Cool and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

One of the loveliest of the Welsh names, striking the perfect balance between being familiar and unusual. In Wales, the female spelling is always Bronwen, but Americans usually see a "y" as adding femininity.

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Famous People Named Bronwyn

Bronwyn Joy Oliver, Australian sculptor
Bronwyn Bancroft, Australian fashion designer
Bronwyn Kathleen Bishop, Australian Speaker of the House
Bronwyn Thompson, Australian Olympic long jumper
Bronwyn Eagles, Australian Olympic hammer thrower
Bronwyn Lorelei, American artist
Bronwyn Papineau, Canadian beauty vlogger and blogger (BiiBiiBeauty)
Bronwyn FitzSimons, daughter of actress Maureen O'Hara
Bronwyn Golden Vance (b. 2006), daughter of actors Courtney Vance and Angela Bassett; twin of brother Slater Josiah

Pop Culture References for the name Bronwyn

Bronwyn Craig, character from Australian TV series "All Saints"
Bronwyn Davies, character on Australian soap "Neighbours"
Bronwyn Bruntley, character from the book series "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children"
Bronwyn Rojas, character in the novel "One of Us is Lying" by Karen McManus