"holy fire"

Tanwen Origin and Meaning

The name Tanwen is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "holy fire".
Tanwen is a far more singular and colorful alternative to Bronwen.

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Famous People Named Tanwen

  • Tanwen Evanswife of Welsh tenor Wynne Evans.

Tanwen in Pop Culture

  • Tanwencharacter in Kevin Crossley,Holland's "Arthur trilogy" novels
  • A modern Welsh namefirst used in the sixties, derived from Welsh tan = "fire" + gwyn = "white".

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