Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From the Welsh name Bedwyr, possibly from bedwen "birch" and gwr "man". In Arthurian legends Bedivere was one of the original companions of King Arthur. He first appears in early Welsh tales, and his story was later expanded by Geoffrey of Monmouth in the 12th century. He is the one who throws the sword Excalibur into the lake at the request of the dying Arthur.

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VariantsBedwyr(Welsh Mythology) Bedwyr(Arthurian Romance)
Other Languages & CulturesBedwyr(Welsh)

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Entry updated December 7, 2022