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Gender: Male Pronunciation: KELL-in Meaning of Celyn: "holly" Origin of Celyn: Welsh

The name Celyn is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "holly". Celyn and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Celyn, which starts with the hard K sound and rhymes with Helen, is a Top 100 name in Wales although largely unknown outside that tiny, beautiful country. It is usually a masculine name.

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Famous People Named Celyn

Pop Culture References for the name Celyn

Celyn Buenaventura, character on Filipino TV's "Ina, Kapatid, Anak"
*Actually a boys' name in Wales. A feminine variation: Celynwen
Celyn, minor character and Hunter of Artemis in the Heroes of Olympus


Ziggy2112 Says:


Can we get a male page on this. It's only fair.

crowsford Says:


While the English Holly is a girls name, the Welsh Celyn is a boys name.