Ceinwen
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This name does live up to part of it's meaning: lovely!
-- gaelruadh19  5/10/2005
Ceinwen is pronounced CAIN-wen.
-- Anonymous User  5/11/2005
In South Wales Ceinwen is pronounced KINE-WEN, (in N.Wales, it is pronounced CAIN-WEN). However way it is pronounced, we always get complimented on the name. It is my granddaughter's and this name was chosen because of its meaning.
-- june  12/10/2005
Another meaning of this name is "beautiful/pure and precious gem".
-- june  12/10/2005
Ceinwen is my given name. I have to put up with people pronouncing and spelling it completely wrong, and so I have to spell or sound it out to people all the time. I pronounce it as KINE-wen, although I think it sounds lovely the other way too.

It's such a rare name here (I'm in Australia), but I wouldn't have it any other way. Over the years I've come to love it as just being a part of who I am. :)
-- Mada Weird  2/6/2007
Ceinwyn is the Princess of Powys in Bernard Cornwell's Arthurian saga "The Warlord Chronicles".
-- stephaniemelton  5/5/2012
Ceinwen is the name of a character in Richard Llewllyn's classic novel, 'How Green Was My Valley'.
-- KatieFisCosetteF  5/11/2013

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