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Gender: Male Origin of Ieuan: Welsh variation of John

The name Ieuan is a boy's name of Welsh origin. Ieuan and is often added to lists like Variations of John and discussed in our forums with posts like "Olivia and Ian: A Brother - Sister Name Chain".

From the experts:

Ieuan is a Scrabble-rack full of impossible vowels. Consider Ewan, Ian, or Owen instead.

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Famous People Named Ieuan

Saint Ieuan, 6th-century Welsh saint of Llantrisant on the Isle of Anglesey.
Ieuan ab Owain Glyndŵr, illegitimate son to Owain Glyndŵr, the last native Prince of Wales.
Ieuan ap Hywel Swrdwal, Welsh poet – first recorded Welshman to write an English poem.
Ieuan Gethin ap Ieuan ap Lleision, Welsh poet
Ieuan Brydydd Hir, Welsh poet and singer from Meirionnydd
Ieuan Dyfi, Welsh poet
Ieuan Gwyllt, pen name of musician and minister John Roberts
Ieuan ap Iago, pen name of Evan James, poet who wrote the national anthem of Wales
Ieuan Williams, Welsh cricketer
Ieuan Rhys Williams, Welsh actor
Ieuan Wyn Pritchard Roberts, Baron Roberts of Conwy, Welsh Conservative politician.
Ieuan Wyn Jones, former Deputy First Minister for Wales, and leader of Plaid Cymru.
Ieuan Rhys, Welsh actor
Ieuan Evans, Welsh rugby union player
Ieuan Lloyd, Welsh swimmer

Pop Culture References for the name Ieuan

Pronounced YAY-an

Ifan, Iefan


OliviaSarah Says:


This is pronounced YAY-an (or more accurately in Welsh it would be yay-AN) which I think is brilliant.

emsky Says:


I love the comparison to a "Scrabble-rack full of impossible vowels." lol.

raevynstar Says:


It looks like Owen or Ian, only horribly kre8if.