Gender Feminine
Usage Welsh
Pronounced Pron. ehl-IN-ehd, ehl-EEN-ehd  [key]

Meaning & History

Derived from Welsh eilun meaning "image, likeness, idol". This was the name of a legendary 5th-century Welsh saint, also known as Eiliwedd, one of the supposed daughters of Brychan Brycheiniog.

Related Names

VariantsEiluned, Luned
Other Languages & CulturesLinet, Luned, Lunete, Lynet, Lynette(Arthurian Romance) Linette, Linnet, Linnette, Lynette, Lynnette(English)


Entry updated January 21, 2022