Given Name BRANWEN

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: BRAN-wen (Welsh)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "beautiful raven" from Welsh bran "raven" and gwen "fair, white, blessed". In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, she is the sister of the British king Bran and the wife of the Irish king Matholwch.

Categories

animals, beauty, birds, mythology, nature, queens, white