Gender: Female Meaning of Olwyn: "white footprint" Origin of Olwyn: Welsh

Olwyn Origin and Meaning

The name Olwyn is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "white footprint".

Olwyn is a popular Welsh name that might be an alternative to the more familiar Bronwen or Rhonwen -- though in Wales the female form is usually spelled -wen and the male one -wyn.

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Zelliew Says:


I don't care for this " wheel " name

Mirimouse Says:


If "wyn" is the masculine ending, why is there no boy listing for this name?

fflurdelis Says:


Olwyn would not be used in Wales because it is the Welsh word for wheel. Olwen is considered an old lady name, and not in a good way.The only person i've ever met named Olwen was 96.