"blessed raven"

Branwen Origin and Meaning

The name Branwen is girl's name of Celtic origin meaning "blessed raven".
This is an attractive Celtic mythological name, popular in Wales and a cousin of the better known Bronwyn. In Welsh mythology, Branwen was turned into a bird.

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Famous People Named Branwen

  • Branwen GwynWelsh TV presenter

Branwen in Pop Culture

  • Branwenbeautiful daughter of Llyr in the medieval Welsh "Mabinogi," married the King of Ireland
  • Branwen Maddox O'Keefemother of Calvin O'Keefe in Madeleine L'Engle's book "A Swiftly Tilting Planet"
  • Branwen Robertsmain character in 1995 Welsh film "Branwen"
  • Raven Branwensister to Qrow Branwen in Roosterteeth's "RWBY"