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Wen names

Welsh, Cornish & Breton names that contain or seem to contain the element “gwen”, meaning white, fair or blessed. Names with an asterisk are masculine, and most names that end in “wen” can be made masculine by replacing it with “wyn”. - Created by cchgi

  • Aeronwen

    “White berry”

  • Anwen

    “Very beautiful”

  • Arianwen

    “Blessed silver”

  • Arwen

    “Very fair”

  • Aelwen

    “White brow”

  • Alltwen

    “Fair wood”

  • Alwen

    Name of a river in Wales

  • Amranwen

    “German chamomile/white eyelid”

  • Aouregan

    “Blessed gold”

  • Awen

    Muse

  • Blodwen

    “White flowers”

  • Branwen

    “Beautiful raven”

  • Bronwen

    “Fair breast”

  • Berlewen

    “Morning star”

  • Berwen

    “White head”

  • Ceridwen

    “Blessed poetry”

  • Caerwen

    “Blessed fortress”

  • Cainwen

    “Lovely and fair”

  • Carwen

    “Blessed love”

  • Celynwen

    “Beautiful holly”

  • Cledwen

    “Rough and fair”

  • Conven*

    “Fair warrior/white dog”

  • Delwen

    “Pretty and fair”

  • Dilwen

    “Genuine and fair”

  • Dwynwen

    “To lead a blessed life”

  • Deilwen

    “White leaves”

  • Derowen

    “Oak tree”

  • Drudwen

    “Starling/precious and fair”

  • Elowen

    “Elm tree”

  • Eilwen

    “White brow”

  • Eirianwen

    “Shining and fair”

  • Eirwen

    “White snow”

  • Eurwen

    “Blessed gold”

  • Guinevere

    “Fair magical being”

  • Gwen

    “White/fair/blessed”

  • Gwendolen

    “White ring”

  • Gwenfrewi

    “Blessed peace”

  • Gwenllian

    “Fair and flaxen”

  • Gwyneira

    “White snow”

  • Gerwen

    “Rough and fair”

  • Gorawen

    “Joy”

  • Gwenaelle

    “Blessed and generous”

  • Gwenallt*

    “Fair wood”

  • Gwendal*

    “White brow”

  • Gwenddydd

    “Holy day”

  • Gwengad*

    “Fair battle”

  • Gwenlaouen*

    “Blessed and joyous”

  • Gwenole*

    “Pure and brave”

  • Gwenonwy

    “Lily of the valley

  • Gwenydd

    “Joy”

  • Gwladwen

    “Paradise”

  • Gwynfor*

    “Large and blessed”

  • Gwynoro*

    “Blessed shout/steed/deliverance”

  • Hafwen

    “Fair summer”

  • Heddwen

    “Blessed peace”

  • Heulwen

    “Sunshine”

  • Iorwen

    “Fair ruler”

  • Lilwen

    “White lily”

  • Lowen

    “Happy”

  • Mairwen

    Combination of Mair + “blessed”

  • Meinwen

    “Slender and fair”

  • Meirionwen

    “Green and fair”

  • Nolwenn

    “Holy one from Noyal”

  • Olwen

    “White footprint”

  • Onnen

    “White ash”

  • Rhonwen

    “Fair hair/spear”

  • Rhoswen

    “Pure rose”

  • Rhianwen

    “Fair maiden”

  • Sulwen

    “Whitsun”

  • Tanwen

    “Blessed fire”

  • Tegwen

    “Fair one”

  • Tangwen

    “Blessed peace”

  • Tonwen

    “White wave”

  • Winifred

    “Blessed peace”

  • Winwaloe*

    “Pure and brave”