LLYWELYN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Welsh
Meaning & History
Possibly a Welsh form of the old Celtic name Lugubelenus, a combination of the names of the gods LUGUS and BELENUS. Alternatively it may be derived from Welsh llyw "leader". This was the name of several Welsh rulers, notably the 13th-century Llywelyn the Great who fought against England.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Llew
FEMININE FORMS: Llewella, Lewella
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