Old English
"sublime delight"

Merewen Origin and Meaning

The name Merewen is girl's name meaning "sublime delight".
This Anglo-Saxon gem was borne by a few medieval women including Saint Merewen, Abbess of Romsey Abbey. It has also been used in literature, for example in Kit Berry's Stonewylde series. Merewen has the mellifluous vowels and Celtic charm of other current favorites like Elowen and Meredith.

20 Names Similar to Merewen

These 20 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Merewen.

Famous People Named Merewen

  • St Merewenna (d.c.975)abbess of Romsey Abbey.

Merewen in Pop Culture

  • Merewynthe heroine in Anya Seton's novel Avalon (1965).
  • Merewenan artist in Kit Berry's Stonewylde series.
  • Merewena swordmaiden in Wayne Thomas Batson's The Door Within trilogy.