Irish, meaning unknown
Modwenna Origin and Meaning
The name Modwenna is a girl's name .
Modwenna is the name of a medieval Irish saint who, according to legend, founded Burton Abbey on the River Trent, site of many miracles. Saint Modwenna, also called Modwen, made a pilgrimage to Rome with fellow well-named nuns Lazar and Althea, and died in Scotland at the reported age of 130. As if that wasn't enough, Modwenna raised another saint with another interesting name, Osyth