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Meaning & History

Form of OWAIN used by the 12th-century French poet Chrétien de Troyes for his Arthurian tales.
VariantsOwain, Ywain
Other Languages & CulturesEugenios, Eugenius Ancient Greek Evgeni, Genko, Geno Bulgarian Eugen Croatian Eugen, Evžen Czech Eugene, Owen, Gene English Eugène French Uxío Galician Eugen German Eugenio Italian Eižens, Jevgēņijs, Jevgeņijs Latvian Eugenijus Lithuanian Evgenij Macedonian Ugène Norman Eugeniusz Polish Eugênio Portuguese Eugen Romanian Evgeni, Evgeniy, Evgeny, Yevgeni, Yevgeniy, Yevgeny, Genya, Zhenya Russian Eugen Slovak Eugenio Spanish Yevgen, Yevhen, Yevheniy Ukrainian Owain, Owen Welsh Owain Welsh Mythology

Categories

Arthurian legend, knights of the Round Table, literature, uncertain etymology
Entry updated September 1, 2013   Contribute