Gender Masculine
Usage Welsh

Meaning & History

Derived from Welsh hedd "peace" and gwyn "white, blessed". This name has been given in honour of the poet Ellis Humphrey Evans (1887-1917), who used Hedd Wyn as his bardic name [1].


Sources & References

  1. Sheard, K. M. Llewellyn's Complete Book of Names. Llewellyn, 2017, page 274.
Entry updated June 9, 2023