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GenderFeminine
UsageWelsh

Meaning & History

Derived from the Welsh elements gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed" and llian meaning "flaxen". This name was popular among medieval Welsh royalty. It was borne by the 14th-century daughter of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd.
DiminutiveGwen

Categories

colors, history, medieval, white, yellow
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute