Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Means "worthy lord" from Old Welsh ior "lord" and gwerth "value, worth". This name was used by medieval Welsh royalty, including the prince Iorwerth Goch of Powys, who is mentioned in the tale the Dream of Rhonabwy. It has sometimes been Anglicized as Edward.

Related Names

DiminutivesIolo, Iolyn(Welsh)


Entry updated January 21, 2022