Pronounced Pron. AD-wen
Other Forms FormsAdhwynn, Adwena, Adwenna, Athwenna
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 11/8/2011
Welsh name, in which the second element is gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed". It was borne by a Cornish saint, considered to be "the Cornish Saint Dwynwen" as a patron of sweethearts. The village of Advent near Camelford is named after her.