Given Name LLYWELYN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Welsh
PRONOUNCED: shə-WE-lin (Welsh), li-WEL-in (English)   [details]

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.

Categories

animals, felines, lions
DIMINUTIVE: Llew
FEMININE FORMS: Lewella, Llewella