Welsh Names

Welsh names are used in the country of Wales in Britain. See also about Welsh names.
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Welsh form of STEPHEN.
Diminutive of DAFYDD.
From a Welsh place name meaning "high hill", derived from Welsh tal "high" and bryn "hill".
TALIESINmWelsh, Arthurian Romance
Means "shining brow", derived from Welsh tal "brow" and iesin "shining". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh poet and bard. In later Welsh legends he is portrayed as a wizard and prophet, or as a companion of King Arthur.
Derived from Welsh teg "fair".
Possibly derived from Welsh teg "fair", or possibly from the Roman name TACITUS. This is the Welsh name of a lake in Wales, called Bala Lake in English. It also occurs in medieval Welsh legends as the husband of Ceridwen.
Derived from the Welsh elements teg "fair" and gwen "blessed".
Means "warmth from the sun" in Welsh.
Means "tulip" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
TOMImFinnish, Hungarian, Welsh
Finnish, Hungarian and Welsh diminutive of THOMAS.
Welsh form of THOMAS.
Means "very much like iron", derived from Welsh tra "very, over" and haearn "iron".
Anglicized form of TRAHAEARN.
Welsh form of TREVOR.
TREVmWelsh, English
Short form of TREVOR.
TREVORmWelsh, English
From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "big village" from Welsh tref "village" and mawr "large".
TRISTANmWelsh, English, French, Arthurian Romance
Old French form of the Pictish name Drustan, a diminutive of DRUST. The spelling was altered by association with Latin tristis "sad". Tristan is a character in medieval French tales, probably inspired by older Celtic legends, and ultimately merged into Arthurian legend. According to the story Tristan was sent to Ireland in order to fetch Isolde, who was to be the bride of King Mark of Cornwall. On the way back, Tristan and Isolde accidentally drink a potion which makes them fall in love. Their tragic story was very popular in the Middle Ages, and the name has occasionally been used since that time.
Variant of TRISTAN.
TUDOR (1)mWelsh
From the older Welsh name Tudur, possibly from the hypothetical Celtic name Toutorix meaning "ruler of the people" (cognate with THEODORIC). As a surname it was borne by five monarchs of England beginning with Henry VII in the 15th century.
Variant of TUDOR (1).
Welsh short form of THOMAS.
URIENmWelsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Means "privileged birth" from Celtic orbo "privileged" and gen "birth". In Welsh legend and Arthurian romances Urien is a king of Gore and the husband of Morgan le Fay.
From a surname which was a variant of VAUGHN.
VAUGHNmWelsh, English
From a Welsh surname which was derived from Welsh bychan meaning "little".
WINIFREDfWelsh, English
Anglicized form of GWENFREWI, the spelling altered by association with WINFRED. It became used in England in the 16th century.
Derived from Welsh gwyn meaning "blessed, white, fair".
Variant of GWYNFOR.
Variant of WYN.
WYNNE (1)m & fWelsh
Variant of WYN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
From a Welsh surname which was itself derived from a place name meaning "fertile upland" (from Welsh ial).
Anglicized form of IORWERTH.