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Gender: Male Meaning of Llew: "lion" Origin of Llew: Welsh

The name Llew is a boy's name meaning "lion". Llew and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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Could make a cooler substitute for the blander Lou.

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Famous People Named Llew

Llew Llaw Gyffes, Welsh mythological hero
Llew Smith, Welsh MP

Pop Culture References for the name Llew

Short for Llewellyn
The Winter Prince is Elizabeth Wein's retelling of the Arthurian story of Mordred (here Medraut), detailing Medraut's complicated, intense relationship with his legitimate half-brother Lleu.