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Gender: Female Meaning of Morwenna: "waves of the sea" Origin of Morwenna: Welsh

Morwenna Origin and Meaning

The name Morwenna is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "waves of the sea".

Morwenna is an ancient Cornish name now being revived in Wales. It's been heard in the British series Doc Martin and Poldark.

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Pop Culture References for the name Morwenna

Morgan, Morwena, Morwina, Morwinna, Morwynna, Medwenna, Morwyn

Comments

Eliane Says:

2018-01-14T20:00:03

When I hear Morwenna I think of a powerful fantasy ice queen ruling her kingdom all by herself and kicking ass! Fantastic name, definitely on my short list!

headintheclouds Says:

2017-06-02T03:04:37

Lovely, lovely name. I love a lot of Welsh names, and Morwenna is no exception. I think it sounds intriguing, looks beautiful spelled out on paper, and it gives off a very goddessy-epic, yet also playful dainty vibe.

I'm not sure how usable Morwenna would be outside of Britain/Wales-- it might sound too fairy-tale like if I use it where I live maybe, but it wouldn't be a bad thing; it'd be one of those unusual names that people would compliment and exclaim over when they hear it for the first time.

ErulasseAranel Says:

2017-05-10T15:20:45

Those are adorable nicknames!

foreverharriet Says:

2016-09-12T21:43:48

I love this name!

issydavies Says:

2016-08-20T22:50:13

This is my middle name 💗

momma3point0 Says:

2016-07-07T02:17:48

This is my daughter's name. Pronounced more-WHEN-ah. It really has to grow on Americans. No one knows what to make of it lol but we LOVE it. It's lovely and lilting and reminds us of Cornwall. Her nns are: Wenna, Morwen, Wenhen, and Wennabird.

Michaela Says:

2015-12-18T04:20:16

More-WHEN-ah

Pam Says:

2015-11-10T16:05:56

It's more-WHEN-ah, as here: http://forvo.com/word/morwe...

RoddyThlayli Says:

2015-11-10T14:45:06

I think it's Mohr-oo-enna, but I'm not sure.

MaryKathryn Says:

2015-11-07T01:49:30

How is this name pronounced?