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GenderMasculine
UsageWelsh

Meaning & History

Means "handsome lord" from Welsh ior "lord" and berth "handsome". This name is used in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, where it belongs to a son of Maredudd. This name is sometimes used as a Welsh form of EDWARD.
VariantYorath
DiminutivesIolo, Iolyn

Categories

beauty, mythology
Entry updated August 31, 2007   Contribute