Given Name YVAIN

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Form of OWAIN used by the 12th-century French poet Chrétien de Troyes for his Arthurian tales.


Arthurian legend, knights of the Round Table, literature, uncertain etymology
VARIANTS: Owain, Ywain
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Eugenios, Eugenius (Ancient Greek), Evgeni (Bulgarian), Eugen (Croatian), Eugen, Evžen (Czech), Eugene, Owen, Gene (English), Eugène (French), Uxío (Galician), Eugen (German), Eugenio (Italian), Eižens, Jevgeņijs, Jevgēņijs (Latvian), Eugenijus (Lithuanian), Evgenij (Macedonian), 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)