Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Later Welsh form of Maponos [1][2][3]. In the Welsh tale Culhwch and Olwen he is a prisoner freed by Arthur's warriors in order to help hunt the great boar Trwyth. His mother is Modron.

People think this name is

classic   mature   upper class   wholesome   strong   strange   serious  

Sources & References

  1. Bromwich, Rachel. Trioedd Ynys Prydein: The Triads of the Island of Britain. 4th ed., University of Wales, 2014, page 424.
  2. Koch, John T. Celto-Germanic, available from https://www.wales.ac.uk/Resources/Documents/Centre/2020/Celto-Germanic2020.pdf.
  3. MacKillop, James. Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. Oxford, 1998, page 317.

Entry updated January 21, 2022