Gender Masculine
Usage Welsh
Pronounced Pron. shə-WEH-lin(Welsh)

Meaning & History

Possibly a Welsh form of the old Celtic name Lugubelenus, a combination of the names of the gods Lugus and Belenus. Alternatively it may be derived from Welsh llyw "leader". This was the name of several Welsh rulers, notably the 13th-century Llywelyn the Great who fought against England.

Related Names

Feminine FormsLewella, Llewella
Surname DescendantsLewis, Llewellyn, Llywelyn(Welsh)

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Entry updated February 28, 2019