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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. BRAN-wehn(Welsh)
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Meaning & History

Means "beautiful raven" from Welsh brân "raven" and gwen "fair, white, blessed". In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, she is the sister of the British king Bran and the wife of the Irish king Matholwch.

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Depiction of Branwen by Christopher Williams (1915)Depiction of Branwen by Christopher Williams (1915)

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